May 25, 2020
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Dead body found in river near Maine-NH border

Dreamstime | TNS
Dreamstime | TNS

Authorities in New Hampshire say they are working to identify a man whose body they found floating in the Piscataqua River.

Portsmouth police said they received calls about the discovery of the body on Friday evening. They said the Portsmouth Fire Department located the man’s body just before 7:30 p.m. on the New Hampshire side of the river.

Police said the man was found dead, and the New Hampshire Office of the Medical Examiner has been contacted. They said they had not yet identified the man as of Saturday morning. They also have yet to identify the cause of the man’s death.


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