Female body found in Connecticut River
Turners Falls firefighters head down the Connecticut River in Sunderland to help Sunderland firefighters recover a body Wednesday evening.
Turners Falls firefighters gear up at the Sunderland boat ramp as they prepare to help Sunderland firefighters remove a body found in the Connecticut River Wednesday evening.
SUNDERLAND — For the second time this month, a body has been pulled from the Connecticut River.
The body, that of a white female, was spotted in the water near Whately’s Herlihy Park around 5 p.m. Wednesday, according to Sunderland firefighters. The body was recovered farther downstream and brought to the Sunderland boat ramp by Sunderland and Turners Falls firefighters, who responded with their boats.
The firefighters were assisted by Deerfield, Sunderland and Whately police and a state police detectives unit from the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office.
NWDA Spokeswoman Mary Carey said further information, including the female’s identity, was not yet available.
(This story has been edited since the original publication in print.)