ME confirms body found in Fairfield is missing boater

A medical examiner confirmed today the body found washed ashore in Fairfield yesterday is that of a man reported missing from Bridgeport nearly two weeks ago.



Officials say 32-year-old Shigemune Mori died from accidental drowning.



Police say two people discovered the body while walking near Fairfield Beach Road yesterday afternoon.



They say Mori was last seen struggling on a boat with another man on June 12. 



The other man was rescued.



People who knew Mori say he was a great man.



Mori was a father of three, a student at the University of Bridgeport and also helped counsel young married couples.


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