Man drowns in bay; brother is miss­ing

The Washington Post Sunday - - COMMUTER - — Clarence Wil­liams and Martin Weil

Two broth­ers who dis­ap­peared while swimming off the South­ern Mary­land shore are pre­sumed to have drowned, author­i­ties said. The body of one was re­cov­ered Satur­day evening, the Calvert County sher­iff ’s of­fice said.

The two went un­der while swimming off Cove Point beach on the Ch­e­sa­peake Bay in the Lusby area Fri­day night, the sher­iff ’s of­fice said.

They were iden­ti­fied as Daniel J. Brown, 37, of Lusby, and his brother Dou­glas H. Brown, 39, of Me­chan­icsville, Md. It was not im­me­di­ately clear whose body was found.

The sher­iff ’s of­fice said the men ap­par­ently en­tered deep wa­ter and be­came tired af­ter swimming against the strong tide. A ju­ve­nile who was with them made it back to shore and alerted author­i­ties, prompt­ing a search, the sher­iff ’s of­fice said.

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