Man Found in Pequabuck River in Bristol Drowned: Police

Police are investigating the drowning death of a man found in the Pequabuck River in Bristol Saturday.

Officers responded to Memorial Boulevard at Mellen Street at 9:50 a.m. and found 52-year-old Rodney Eldred in the river.

An autopsy was performed Sunday and determined he drowned, police said.

The results of a toxicology test are still pending and police said Eldred’s death does not appear to be suspicious.

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