Chicopee Police find body in Connecticut River

Hampden County

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – The Chicopee Police Department Underwater Response Team found a body in the Connecticut River.

According to police, the body was found around 11:15 a.m. between the North End Bridge and Memorial Bridge. Multiple law enforcement agencies were in the area, including the Chicopee Police Detective Bureau and the Massachusetts State Police Detective Unit. Crews were originally on the Connecticut River Wednesday to continue their search for Aiden Blanchard when they found the body.

The body was brought to the Hampden County Medical Examiner’s Office for identification, however the identity has not yet been released.

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