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Police ID missing swimmer found in Potomac

Friday - 9/6/2013, 9:01pm  ET

POTOMAC, Md. (AP) -- Montgomery County authorities say they have recovered the body of a man who was swept away while wading in the Potomac River.

Police have identified the victim as Mark Moore, 22, of Odenton, Md.

Emergency crews were called to Macarthur Boulevard in Potomac on Thursday evening where they recovered the body near the Maryland Chute portion of the river. Moore was sitting in the water with friends near the Great Falls overlook but when he decided to wade in deeper, he was swept downriver.

Montgomery County police say the investigation is ongoing.

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