ANNAPOLIS, Md. — A 40-year-old missing kayaker found dead Saturday night has been identified as a U.S. Secret Service Agent.
Officials say Stephanie Hancock's kayak overturned earlier Saturday afternoon off Eastport.
Anne Arundel County 9-11 dispatchers were initially called and notified an area Coast Guard crew at 3:20 p.m., of two kayakers, who fell into the water near Horn Point.
Officials said the harbormaster initially found and rescued one of them. A search for the second continued into the night,
Coast Guard officials say Maryland Natural Resources Police found Hancock's body around 9:30 p.m. in Spa Creek. Police say she wasn't wearing a life jacket when she fell into the water.
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan tweeted that he and the First Lady are saddened by the loss of Hancock, and are praying for her family, friends, and loved ones.