Martin Mackey death latest – Educator, 48, in surfing accident off Cape Cod as body found on beach & cops probe incident

AN educator's body has been found off Cape Cod after he was involved in a surfing accident.

Martin Mackey was found unconscious while surfing in Cape Cod.

Police say that multiple 911 calls came in reporting a surfer attached to a board face down in the water, according to a local news outlet.

He was pronounced dead at Cape Cod Hospital.

Police are investigating the incident but revealed that no foul play was involved.

Mackey was from Brunswick, Maine and dedicated his life to helping at risk students or those with special needs. The 48-year-old began his career teaching Westbrook School Department, according to the outlet.


Bodybuilder survived by husband as sudden passing at 31 remains a mystery

Tragedy as Wisconsin student-athlete, 21, takes her own life

For over a decade, Mackey was a teacher,  assistant principal and principal at THE REAL School.

Colleagues recount Mackey making a difference in the lives of his students while working at the school.

"He kept kids at the center. He believed in the very best in all of us and he took friendship to the level of an extreme sport," Pender Makin, Commissioner of the Maine Department of Education told the outlet.

He also recalled how friendly Mackey was with those he worked with.

Most read in US News


Inside Orsolya Gaal's 'killer's' Facebook where pals called him a rock star


Hikers who vanished over Easter weekend are found shot dead in woodland


Murder of girl, 9, solved by teen who tracked down suspect 59 years later


School shooter found dead as weapons arsenal uncovered after gun rampage

Makin and Mackey have been colleagues for two decades.

Mackey is survived by his wife and his two high school aged children.

We pay for your stories!

Do you have a story for The US Sun team?

Email us at or call 212 416 4552.

Like us on Facebook at and follow us from our main Twitter account at @TheSunUS

    Source: Read Full Article