Crews searching for man who fell into water in Middle River

UPDATE 3: Miller’s body has been recovered. Full details here.

UPDATE 2: As of 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, 8/18, divers are resuming their search for Richard A. Miller, 71, of Joppa.

UPDATE: As of 6:10 p.m., rescuers still have not found the missing.

Maryland Natural Resources Police are now assisting in the search & rescue effort.

Original story below…


Rescue crews are currently on the scene after a man fell into Dark Head Creek in Middle River.

At about 12:45 p.m., emergency personnel responded to the 100 block of Kingston Park Lane.

At the scene, crews found that a 70-year-old man had fallen into the water and could not be located.

The man was returning home in a dinghy after tying up his boat at Wilson Point, when the dinghy took on water and sank.

A dive team was requested and they are currently searching the waters.

As of 2:15 p.m., the man still had not been found.

No additional information is available at this time.

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