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Seekonk Police, Search and Rescue, locate body of missing man



SEEKONK – Interim Chief of Police David Enos, working as control chief of the South Eastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council (SEMLEC) Search and Rescue Unit, and Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn have confirmed that the body of a missing Seekonk man was found Saturday.

At approximately 12:30 p.m., the Seekonk Police Department activated the Southeastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council (SEMLEC) Search and Rescue Unit to search for a man who was reported missing to Seekonk Police on Friday, January 17. The Massachusetts State Police Air Wing and Massachusetts Environmental Police also assisted in the search. Units searched in the wooded area near Gammino Pond and the Seekonk Public Library, located at 410 Newman Avenue, and located the man’s body at approximately 3:00 p.m. today.

It is an open investigation being conducted by the Seekonk Police Department and Massachusetts State Police detectives assigned to the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office.

At this time no foul play is suspected.

A name has yet to be released.

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