Body found in Connecticut River on Essex/Deep River line - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Body found in Connecticut River on Essex/Deep River line

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The Deep River landing was closed after a body was found in the Connecticut River on the Essex/Deep River line. (WFSB) The Deep River landing was closed after a body was found in the Connecticut River on the Essex/Deep River line. (WFSB)
The Deep River landing. (WFSB) The Deep River landing. (WFSB)
DEEP RIVER, CT (WFSB) -

Investigators are on the scene of a body that was found in the Connecticut River on Tuesday morning.

It was discovered on the Essex/Deep River town line around 9:45 a.m.

A staging area was set up at the Deep River landing, which was closed for the investigation.

State police confirmed the body, but had no other details.

Dispatchers reported that the Chester/Hadlyme Ferry first reported it.

Investigators are waiting for the medical examiner to identify the person.

Channel 3 streamed pictures from the scene on the Facebook page here.

Channel 3 has a crew on the scene.

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