Earlier this afternoon at approximately 2:00 PM the Lawrence Police Department received a call for a report of body in the water on the shoreline of the Spicket River. Members of the Lawrence Police Patrol and Detective Division responded along with the Lawrence Fire Department as well as Paramedics and EMT’s from Lawrence General Hospital. The body of a 44 year old Hispanic male was located in the river, and was pronounced dead on scene by Paramedics from Lawrence General Hospital. While this investigation is ongoing the death does not appear suspicious at this time.
The investigation is being conducted by Lawrence Police Detectives and the Essex State Police Unit assigned to District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett’s Office. There is no further information available at this time.