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Body Recovered from Conn. River Near South End Bridge


SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) –Family members say the body found Friday afternoon along the Connecticut River is that of 33 year old Shawn Dunson.

He was located near the South End Bridge after going missing back on February 3rd.

Dennis Leger, executive aide to Springfield’s fire commissioner, says that a little after 3:00 p.m. Friday, a caller reported seeing a body about 600 yards from the banks of the river, south of the South End Bridge.

A rescue boat was able to go and retrieve the body of what Leger said at the time was a middle-aged man.



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