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Officials release name of man found dead floating in Taunton River in Fall River



Graphic courtesy of Sharon Police

Officials have released the name of the man who was found deceased in Fall River on Thursday.

According to Jennifer Sowa of the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office, on Thursday at approximately 6:00 p.m., Fall River Police and EMS were dispatched to the shoreline of the Taunton River near Atlantic Boulevard in Fall River.

Bystanders in the area had located the fully clothed body of a male floating a short distance offshore.

Police identified the male as 64-year-old John Boday of Fall River.

Boday was pronounced deceased upon the arrival of EMS.

No foul play is suspected.

This matter is being investigated by the Massachusetts State Police Detective Unit assigned to the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office and the Fall River Police Department.

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