The body of a New Hampshire man was pulled from the Nonesuch River in Scarborough on Friday afternoon.

The body of Greg Blute, 46, of Hudson, New Hampshire, was discovered in the water by a fisherman at around 7 a.m. The Scarborough Police Department was notified, along with the Maine Marine Patrol.

Blute’s body was pulled from the river at around 9 a.m., and has been transported to the Maine medical examiner’s office, where an autopsy will be conducted.

A kayak belonging to Blute was also recovered. Blute had been wearing a lifejacket, officials said.

An investigation is underway.

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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.