Crews are stationed near the Presumpscot River during the search for a man who drowned there while swimming. Credit: CBS 13

An 18-year-old Portland man drowned Sunday while swimming in Falmouth.

Pedro Matala was swimming in the Presumpscot River with friends about 4:45 p.m. when he went beneath the water and never resurfaced, according to the Maine Department of Marine Resources.

Rescuers searched through the evening until divers recovered Matala’s body about 9 p.m. the department said Monday.

His body was taken to a local funeral home.