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PORTSMOUTH (AP) -- The body of a man who fell overboard from a fishing vessel in the Chesapeake Bay has been recovered.

Omega Protein said the Virginia Marine Police recovered the body of 32-year-old Bernard Redmond of Lancaster on Thursday in coordination with the Coast Guard.

Redmond went missing from the 170-foot Fleeton on Oct. 28. The ship was traveling south in the Chesapeake Bay.

Omega Protein Inc. operates a fleet of ships out of Reedville that haul in an oily fish called menhaden.

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