Body Recovered in Housatonic River

By Ari Mason
|  Friday, Jun 21, 2013  |  Updated 4:10 PM EDT
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Body Recovered in Housatonic River

NBC 7 San Diego

Police have recovered the body of an 80-year-old man from the Housatonic River in Stratford.

Officers arrived at the Birdseye Boat Ramp following a report of a body floating in the river early Friday afternoon. They discovered the body near the George Washington Bridge and transported it to Bridgeport Hospital, police said.

Police do not suspect foul play and say the death might be accidental. They are waiting to identify the man until family members have been notified.

Officials are still investigating.

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