BREAKING: Dead Body Found Near Obama’s Martha Vineyard Home, Police Dispatched To Obama’s House

Posted by on July 25, 2023 3:04 am

A dead body was found in a pond near former President Barack Obama’s home in Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts on Monday morning.

On Sunday night Massachusetts state police received a 911 call of a man on a paddle board struggling to stay afloat.

Shortly after police received the call police officers and rescue teams were dispatched to Barack Obama’s address.

Massachusetts state police in a statement stated “The victim is a 43-year-old male. His name is not being released at this time; we expect to release his name later today.”

The Daily Mail broke the story:

A massive joint-agency search resumed Monday morning for the African American male who was last seen wearing all black without a lifejacket, MV Times reported.

His paddle board and hat were recovered Sunday – and his body was found in the eight-foot-deep waters approximately 100 feet away from shore at 10am Monday.

The dispatch address for the incident came from Obama’s Martha’s waterfront Vineyard home. It is unclear if the former president, 61, is currently staying at the estate.

Massachusetts State Police said: ‘Shortly before 10 AM the body of the missing paddle boarder was recovered from Edgartown Great Pond by Massachusetts State Police divers.

‘MSP Underwater Recovery Unit divers made the recovery after the victim’s body was located by a Massachusetts Environmental Police Officers deploying side-scan sonar from a boat.

‘As previously noted, the victim is a 43-year-old male. His name is not being released at this time; we expect to release his name later today.

‘The recovery was made approximately 100 feet from shore at a depth of about eight feet.

‘The investigation into the fatality is being conducted by the State Police Detective Unit for the Cape and Islands District and Edgartown Police.’

Per The Independent:

Authorities have recovered the body of a paddle-boarder who went missing in a Martha’s Vineyard pond near former President Barack Obama’s residence.

Police in Edgartown, Massachusetts, confirmed on Monday morning that the search for an unidentified 43-year-old African American man had been called off after he went underwater while paddle boarding at the town’s Great Pond.