Two missing boaters identified as brothers

Posted at 4:47 PM, Apr 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-16 11:39:02-04

UPDATE: The two men who died after their boat capsized on the Potomac River were identified as brothers. 

The Department of Natural Resources Police identified the men Monday as 45-year-old Fermin Alvarado and 31-year-old Matias Alvarado-Arrue. 

Both men lived in Woodbridge, Virginia.

IDs of the victims of yesterday's Potomac River boating accident:

Search and rescue crews located the body of the second missing boater, near where he was last seen.

The body of one of two missing men has been recovered, after their boat capsized in the Potomac River Sunday.

The United States Coast Guard says a nearby tug boat crew called 911 after observing a boat capsize, and two men enter the water.

Upon reaching the area of the capsizing, crews aboard the tug boat, were unable to find the men.

Multiple search and rescue teams from Virginia, Maryland and New Jersey have been deployed in an effort to locate the boaters. 

Officials say the men were last seen at the mouth of Mattawoman Creek in Charles County. Water temperatures were reportedly 47 degrees.