Police trying to identify body found in Wethersfield Cove

WETHERSFIELD —  Police are trying to identify the body of man found in the water at Wethersfield Cove near the Connecticut River.

A fisherman told FOX61 that his fishing line caught the body while he was reeling it in around 11 a.m. on Friday. It’s reported that a kayak was also pulled from the water.

The medical examiner was called to the scene.

Police said they do not know the man’s identity or the circumstances of his death.