UPDATE: Body recovered in Jonesport during search for missing Addison man

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JONESPORT, Maine (WABI) - According to the Washington County Sheriff, a search team recovered a body in Jonesport Thursday.

The Sheriff's Office had organized a search effort for 43-year-old William Merchant of Addison who was last heard from in July.

Wardens assisted with an intensive search of an area of woods off Route 187 near Wilders Way.

The Medical Examiner's Office will need to conduct an examination to confirm the identity of the person whose body was found.