Missing Eastern Shore woman’s body is found

The body of a woman from Maryland’s Eastern Shore who disappeared more than three weeks ago was found over the weekend, authorities said.

A body found Saturday along the Chesapeake Bay shoreline of Kent Island was identified as that of Robin L. Pope, 51, of Stevensville, state police said. The body was in the water near where Pope had last been reported seen and near where her dog had been found dead.

A body found Saturday along the shoreline of Kent Island in Queen Anne’s County was determined Sunday to be that of Robin L. Pope, 51, of Stevensville, Maryland State Police said. (Courtesy of the Pope family)

No information was available Sunday about the cause and manner of Pope’s death, police said.

She had gone on March 1 to get belongings from the house where she had lived with her husband before they separated. He went out and when he returned, her car was there but she had vanished, and was reported missing.

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