Body of Missing Attorney Recovered From Bay in New Jersey

LONGPORT, N.J.  — On Friday, investigators discovered the corpse of a famous Philadelphia-area lawyer floating in a harbor near Longport, New Jersey.   

According to authorities, officers from the Longport Police Department were dispatched to the vicinity of 22nd Avenue and the bay about 7:30 p.m. for a welfare check after 60-year-old Andrew Stern was reported missing.

A short time later, authorities reported that many persons had seen a body floating in the harbor near 33rd Avenue. The United States Coast Guard dragged the corpse from the ocean near Monroe Avenue in Margate and began life-saving operations.   

Stern died as a result of his injuries early Saturday morning, according to police. According to officials, no foul play is suspected at this moment.