UPDATED: Male Discovered Near Unoccupied Boat In Rehoboth Bay


UPDATED – 9/27/21 1:35pm – Delaware State Police were called to Massey’s Landing for an unresponsive 46 year old man from the Long Neck area who was found in the Rehoboth Bay. DSP tell WGMD the man was removed from the water and pronounced dead at the scene. His body has been turned over to the Delaware Division of Forensic Science to determine the cause of death. The investigation is ongoing and being conducted by DSP and DNREC. Police say this incident does not pose a threat to the surrounding community.

Officials with the USCG told WGMD that the man was discovered unresponsive about a mile away from the vessel.


An unoccupied boat was found in Rehoboth Bay Sunday evening, and reportedly an unidentified male was discovered in the area.

Fire personnel from Rehoboth Beach, Bethany Beach and Indian River as well as DNREC Police and personnel with the U.S. Coast Guard responded to a water rescue in the area of Conquest Road on the bay. There is no official word on the condition of a man who was found in the area.

The investigation into the incident continues.