Body Pulled from Connecticut River in Middletown

A body has been pulled from the Connecticut River in Middletown, according to fire officials.

Middletown police said crews responded to the western shore of the river between the Arrigoni Bridge and Harbor Park around 2:17 p.m. after a kayaker reported finding a body along the river bank.

The Middletown Fire Department and Police Marine Units recovered the body.

Fire officials confirmed the victim was a man.

The Middletown police Major Investigations Unit is investigating. The body has been tentatively identified but the name has not been released pending notification of next of kin and the autopsy.

This is an active investigation and anyone with information is encouraged to contact Middletown police at (860) 638-4140.

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