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Woman Dead After Being Pulled From Water in Gloucester; No Foul Play Suspected

The 41-year-old from Beverly was found in the water near Rafe's Chasm, police said

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A woman was pronounced dead after being pulled from the water in Gloucester on Sunday, authorities said.

The woman, later identified as 41-year-old Cassandra Baker of Beverly, was removed from the water near Rafe's Chasm around 12:51 p.m., according to Gloucester Police Chief Ed Conley and the Essex District Attorney's Office. She was reportedly floating face down in the water.

Rafe's Chasm is a 10-acre park along the coast.

Gloucester fire administered medical care, but Baker was later pronounced dead at Addison Gilbert Hospital.

The incident remains under investigation, but the district attorney's office said foul play is not suspected.

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