Divers Located Body Of Missing Person Near BU Bridge In Cambridge

Photo: Boston Fire Dept.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — A body has been pulled from the Charles River following a water search on Wednesday, according to WBZ-TV.

Officials received a call around 11 AM of a man struggling to stay afloat near the BU Bridge. The body was located after 1 PM.

Boston Fire Department divers and marine units worked alongside the Cambridge Fire Department and Mass State Police to find the missing man.

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Dozens of first responders were on scene Wednesday afternoon.

According to WBZ-TV, two good Samaritans were the first in the water to help the struggling swimmer. They tried to help the man by borrowing a boat.

By the time they were able to reach him, he was already underwater.

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