Man Found Dead in Willimantic River Identified

By Ari Mason and LeAnne Gendreau
|  Tuesday, Sep 10, 2013  |  Updated 11:03 AM EDT
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Man Found Dead in Willimantic River Identified

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Willimantic police are responding to Riverside Drive near the Willimantic River, where a man's body was discovered in the water this afternoon.

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The man found dead in the Willimantic River last week has been identified as Bobby Picard, 37, according to police.

His death appears to be an accident, according to police, but an investigation is underway.

Willimantic police and fire officials responded to Riverside Drive after a resident found the body of a man floating in the water nearby just after 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 4, according to officials.

The investigation is ongoing.Anyone with information is asked to call the Willimantic Police Detective Mercado at 860-234-2514.

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