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Body of Man Missing Since December Found Near City Dock

Authorities say a body found Saturday night floating in the water near City Dock is that of a man missing since Dec. 5. Police are asking the public for information in the case.

Authorities say a body found Saturday night floating in the water near City Dock is that of a man missing since Dec. 5. Credit: Annapolis Police Department
Authorities say a body found Saturday night floating in the water near City Dock is that of a man missing since Dec. 5. Credit: Annapolis Police Department

The body of a man last seen near the City Dock on Dec. 5 was recovered from the water in the area Saturday night, according to the Annapolis Police Department.

Authorities identified the body as Robert Stewart, 36, of Annapolis. Stewart was reported missing on Dec. 6, 2013, when he failed to show up at work. He was last seen a day earlier near the City Dock.    

Annapolis Police officers -- with assistance from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Annapolis Fire Department, Anne Arundel Fire Department, and Department of Defense -- recovered Stewart's body Saturday evening. 

Officers responded to Prince George Street at about 11:15 p.m. Saturday on a report of a body floating in the water near the dock. The body was removed from the water and transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for further investigation. 

Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact Detective Thomas Pyles at (410) 268-9000 or tnpyles@annapolis.gov.  

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