Body of missing Portland man found in Presumpscot River
PORTLAND (WGME) -- Portland police say they've recovered the body of a man missing since Friday night.
Robert Koch, 52, was found Tuesday in the Presumpscot River just after 1 p.m. Portland police say a golfer and manager from Riverside Golf Club spotted his body in the water near the golf course.
Family members tell CBS 13 News, Koch left his Riverside home after talking about going to the Trolley Park near Forest Avenue and Riverside Street.
"It's very disheartening to have this kind of outcome for a family," Lt. James Sweatt with Portland Police said during a press conference Tuesday afternoon. "The family themselves had spent a lot of time searching for him. They were on scene with us. At some point we asked them, you know, it would be better for them to go home and wait for us to call them."
Police say they are now waiting for autopsy results, but at this point, Koch's death does not appear to be suspicious.