OLD ORCHARD BEACH — Police have identified the man who drowned Sunday in Old Orchard Beach as Timothy Skaggs, 42, of Saco.

Witnesses spotted Skaggs flailing in the water off Temple Avenue at 9 a.m. Sunday before he went under. Firefighters and water rescue teams eventually found him but he was pronounced dead shortly afterward.

The state medical examiner is performing an autopsy on Skaggs and police are investigating the circumstances of how he came to be in the water. Detective Sgt. David Hemingway said police have not determined why Skaggs was in the water but he was wearing street clothes and there was no indication he had been in a boat.

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