July 2, 2022

Serachers Recover Body Thought to be East Hampton Man in Connecticut River

CHESTER- Searchers have recovered a body thought to be that of Dariusz Czarnota, the 37-year-old East Hampton man who had been missing in the Connecticut River since Sunday afternoon. A volunteer searcher spotted the body in the river off Deep River around 8 a.m. Tuesday.
Czarnota disappeared under water around 2:30 p.m. Sunday while swimming from a dock at the Pattaconk Yacht Club to a boat operated by his brother. State police divers had searched the area into the night Sunday and most of the day Monday before calling off the search. Family members had organized volunteers to continue the search Tuesday. The body was found downstream from the location where Czarnota had disappeared under water.