Charges Upgraded After Man Allegedly Pushed Into Charles River Dies

27-year-old Lenny Quintero-Flores was arrested

A man who was allegedly pushed into the Charles River has died and the man accused of pushing him in is expected in court Wednesday for a charge of manslaughter.

Massachusetts State Police arrested 27-year-old Lenny Quintero-Flores, of Malden, Tuesday.

Investigators say the two men were drinking alcohol on a dock and the victim was sleeping or passed out when Quintero-Flores allegedly pushed the victim, 26-year-old Mitchell Harrison of Watertown, into the water intentionally.

Mitchell Harrison

Harrison was rescued from the water and was transported to Brigham and Women's Hospital, where he later died.

Quintero-Flores is expected to face a judge in Charlestown District Court. He is currently being held in lieu of $100,000 bail.

It is not clear if he has an attorney.

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