Police Recover Body of Missing Montauk Swimmer

The body of a swimmer who went missing in Fort Pond on Sunday evening has been found.

Jeffrey B. Gantt, a 42-year-old New York City resident and Brooklyn bar owner, was recovered from the Montauk pond, according to a statement East Hampton Town police issued late Monday night.

While using side-scan sonar, members of the East Hampton Town Police Dive Team located an image consistent with that of a human body in Fort Pond Monday at about 5:15 p.m. Police divers pulled Gantt’s body from the pond’s bottom, a depth of approximately 30 feet, they said.

Police Recover Body of Missing Montauk Swimmer

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