Massachusetts State Police Marine Unit pull body from the Charles River in Boston

Thursday, March 21, 2024

A body was pulled out of the Charles River near the Massachusetts Avenue bridge in Boston, Massachusetts on Tuesday.

File photo of Mass Ave. Bridge over the Charles River in Boston.
Image: EgorovaSvetlana.
File photo of the Massachusetts State Police Marine Section Fleet.
Image: Chris Wood.

Massachusetts State Police Marine Unit and Dive Team spokesman Dave Procopio said the body was found by a dog walker at around 8:30 AM near the river east of the Mass Ave Bridge. The identity of the person has not been released as of yet. “We have nothing further we can release right now,” the spokesperson said.

The body was determined to be of an 80 year old male from Newton, Massachusetts. No foul play is suspected in this case, according to police authorities, learned via a press release on Wednesday. The name of the man has not been released yet by police. EMS said the man was dead after State Police moved his body onto the shore.

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