Evelina Gaccione

(Photo provided by CT State Police)

STONINGTON, CT (WFSB) - A body that was located by the Pawcatuck River earlier this week has been identified as that of a missing Stonington woman.

Stonington Police say that 76-year-old Stonington resident Evelina Gaccione was found on the Connecticut side of the Pawcatuck River near Walnut Street around 10:00 Thursday morning.

A Silver Alert was issued for Gaccione this past Wednesday.

Officials could not comment on whether this death was considered suspicious.

This incident remains under investigation by the Stonington Police Department.

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