Police gather around the body of Jac A. Cook that was pulled from the Penobscot River on Friday, Aug. 20. Credit: Sawyer Loftus / BDN

The body that was pulled from the Penobscot River in Bangor on Friday has been identified, with officials saying the man’s death does not appear to be suspicious.

The body of Jac A. Cook, 43, was recovered from the Penobscot River behind the Sea Dog restaurant in downtown Bangor at around 1:45 p.m., according to Sgt. Wade Betters, a spokesperson for the Bangor Police Department.

The circumstances of Cook’s death are under investigation, Betters said.

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Leela Stockley

Leela Stockley is an alumna of the University of Maine. She was raised in northern Maine, and loves her cat Wesley, her puppy Percy and staying active in the Maine outdoors.