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
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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