Body of missing Brimfield man found in pond

Hampden County

The body of a missing man from Brimfield was found in Long Pond Monday.

According to Hampden County DA Spokesperson James Leydon, police had been looking for 54-year-old man since Friday. 

Brimfield Police Chief Charles Kuss identified the man as 54-year-old Eric Malerbi from Brimfield. 

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Authorities began searching the pond after they suspected he went ice skating and found items they believed belonged to Malerbi.

Leydon said Malerbi’s body was found in 12 feet of water.

Brimfield police, state police with the DA’s office, and the chief medical examiner’s office are looking into what led up to his death. 

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