Thea Digiammerino

Police ID Body Found Near Spicer's Marina in Groton

Authorities have identified a body found in the area of Spicer's Marina in the Noank section of Groton last week.

On May 30, the Groton Police Department, Mystic Fire Department, State Environmental Conservation Police and the US Coast Guard all responded to a call for a body in the water near the mooring field outside Spicer’s Marina. The body was tangled in lines, according to USCG officials.

The body has been identified as that of 66-year-old Kenneth Johnsen, from Des Moines, Iowa.

Groton Town Police said the case does not appear suspicious and is being treated as an untimely death investigation.

The autopsy results are pending further study, police said.

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