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Body pulled from river in Middletown identified as missing teen

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A body was pulled from the Connecticut River in Middletown Tuesday was identified as Justina Alicea. (WFSB photo) A body was pulled from the Connecticut River in Middletown Tuesday was identified as Justina Alicea. (WFSB photo)
MIDDLETOWN, CT (WFSB) -

Middletown police said they expected to release more information on Wednesday about a body that was pulled from the Connecticut River.

They confirmed Wednesday afternoon that the body was 19-year-old Justina Alicea of Middletown.

She was reported missing on May 20.

Alicea's body was recovered at Harbor Park Tuesday night.

The medical examiner's office determined the identity.

A couple fishing along the river made the discovery. They told police the body was floating in the water.

It's unclear how Alicea died, but police said foul play is not suspected.

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