• Body of 61-year-old man pulled from Charles River in Boston

    By: Evan White

    Updated:

    BOSTON - Investigators pulled a 61-year-old man's body from the Charles River just below the Longfellow Bridge on Friday evening. 

    According to police, the man has been connected to a local homeless shelter though police have not yet identified him publicly. 

    State Police say a man walking on the Longfellow Bridge saw a body floating in the river and called 911 shortly before 6 p.m. Friday evening. Minutes later, State Police Marine Unit divers pulled the remains out of the water. Detectives and crime scene techs were also on scene. 

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    Police say there were no obvious signs of trauma to the body. The investigation is still ongoing. 

     

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