William Eckert found dead at Holiday Hill Marina

A 70-year-old man was found dead in the water near Edgewater Wednesday night, and authorities are trying to figure out why he died.

Maryland Natural Resource Police officials say that William Eckert, a Hyattsville man, was found in the water at the Holiday Hill Marina at about 9 p.m. Wednesday. First responders were unable to revive him.

Officials will conduct an autopsy Thursday to determine how Eckert died.