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Body Recovered in Amherst's Puffer's Pond

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    Dive Teams Recover Body in Amherst

    Reports indicate divers recovered the body after a report of a drowning Friday.

    (Published Saturday, May 5, 2018)

    Dive teams recovered the body of a man who apparently drowned in Puffer's Pond in Amherst Friday.

    Rescue teams responded to the popular swimming hole for a report of a possible drowning at 1:40 p.m. The Daily Hampshire Gazette reported that bystanders had lost sight of a man who was last seen in the middle of the pond.

    Emergency personnel closed the area and a dive team was called.

    Mary Carey, a communications director for the District Attorney's office, said no foul play was suspected, the paper reports.

    The name of the man has not been released.

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