Kayaker finds dead man in Connecticut River

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CROMWELL- Police are investigating after a body was found in the Connecticut River on Sunday morning.

Police responded around 11 a.m to the Cromwell Outboard Associations boat launch along River Road after a kayaker reported seeing a body floating in the river.

Authorities from the Cromwell, Portland, and Middletown Fire Departments Marine Units searched the area where they located and recovered the body.

Investigators from the States Medical Examiners Office also responded to the area. An initial investigation shows the unidentified body is described as a black male, approximately 5’11” and was wearing jeans and sneakers.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Cromwell Police Department at 860-635-2256.


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