The body of an Indian Township woman who drowned was found Sunday morning in Baileyville following a search by the Maine Warden Service and several other agencies.

A U.S. Border Patrol agent found the body of Felicia Tomah, 27, about 3.7 miles downstream from the Woodland Pulp LLC Hydro Station dam. Baileyville is located in Washington County.

Tomah was with a friend on the hydro station catwalk, which spans a portion of the St. Croix River, a little after 10 p.m. Saturday, Mark Latti, a spokesman for the warden service, said in a statement Sunday night.

Her friend had looked away for a moment, and when he turned back around, Tomah had fallen into the water. He tried to reach her from the catwalk, but was unable to, and left the catwalk to call 911. When he returned, he could not locate her in the water. Crews searched for Tomah until approximately 2 a.m. Sunday and resumed the search at 8 a.m.

Game wardens, Maine State Police, Baileyville Police Department, Baileyville Fire Department, Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Maine Forest Service, U.S. Border Patrol, Passamaquoddy Tribal police department and Passamaquoddy Warden Service were all involved in the search for Tomah.

Tomah was taken to Mays Funeral Home in Calais, and a state medical examiner will perform an autopsy to determine a cause of death. After a preliminary investigation by the warden Service and the state police, the death does not appear to be suspicious.

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