Maine Marine Patrol is investigating the death of a man whose body was found in the water off Northport.

At about 11:30 a.m. Thursday, officers responded to a report of a unresponsive male in the water next to the shore off Shore Road. The body was found near an overturned skiff.

CPR was performed, but the man was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The body was later identified as that of Allen Hayward, 78, of Northport.

The investigation is continuing.

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