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Officials believe body recovered in lake is that of missing 19-year-old Massachusetts teen



A body that was recovered in a lake in Massachusetts is believed to be that of a teen that was reported missing Monday.

The Pittsfield Police Department and Pittsfield Fire Department recovered the body believed to be 19-year-old Joshua Rodriguez from Silver Lake.

At approximately 10:00 a.m. two civilians reported to police that they had discovered a body in the lake. The Pittsfield Fire Department responded to the Fourth Street side of the lake and transported the body to shore.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner’s Office took custody of the body and will confirm identity and determine the cause and manner of death. The evidence collected thus far does not suggest any foul play.

The Pittsfield Police Detective Bureau’s investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Detective Bureau at 413-448-9700.

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