FARMINGTON - Farmington Police confirm they found the body of a man from Connecticut in his early 20s in the Farmington River.
The Farmington Fire Department began searching the Farmington River near Tunxis Mead Park in Farmington around 5 p.m. Wednesday afternoon after reports of a party seen going underwater.
The man's body was found around 8:30 p.m. He was swimming with a group of friends when he went under, according to police.
There were multiple boats in the water engaged in the search, including the state police dive team. K-9s were used, as well.
The medical examiner was on scene to continue the investigation.