Brunswick police say that Daniel Gagnon, missing since May 30, has been found dead.

The 26-year-old hadn’t been seen since Wednesday afternoon when police believe he left his home on Pleasant Street wearing a t-shirt, shorts and sandals.

According to a press release issued by Brunswick Cmdr. Tom Garrepy, Gagnon was located in a densely wooded area off River Road just before 11 a.m. by Maine Warden Service Cpl. Dave Chabot and K-9 Ruby.

At this time, his death does not appear suspicious, but is still being investigated by Brunswick police and the Maine Medical Examiner’s Office.

Brunswick police have been searching for Gagnon and his family organized their own search Saturday.

Gagnon didn’t show up for work at Bowdoin College, where he had joined the security staff in May 2016.

“He was a valued colleague and was considered by those who worked with him in security as a top officer, a good man, and a great friend,” said college spokesman Doug Cook.

Gagnon had recently earned a promotion to security officer first-class that was to have taken effect July 1, according to Cook.

“His work as a firefighter and as a security officer demonstrated his care for the welfare and safety of others, and all of us at the college benefited from Dan’s dedicated service,” Cook said.

He added, “Many at the College came to know Dan’s family and friends as staff in security and dining assisted in the search this past week, and our hearts go out to them as they and we mourn his passing.”

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