Department News

Body recovered from Merrimack River

Press release:
Body recovered from Merrimack River
The Tyngsborough Police Department and Middlesex District Attorney’s office have confirmed that yesterday, March 21st, at approximately 4:30pm, the Tyngsborough Police and Fire Department responded to the area of the Larson Avenue boat ramp for a report of a body found floating in the Merrimack River. The body was first reported by boaters in the area.
A rescue boat was launched, Tyngsborough Fire and Police personnel on the boat recovered the body. The Massachusetts State Police, assigned to the District Attorney’s office, along with the Tyngsborough Police Department are investigating. We will not be releasing further details at this time, pending the determination of the cause of the death, and a positive identification from the Office of the Medical Examiner.
Chief Richard D. Howe