Body reported in New Haven River

BRISTOL — Vermont State Police are looking into a report of what may have been a body floating in the New Haven River.
On Wednesday at around 5 p.m. a passerby reported seeing something floating in the New Haven River in the area of Bartlett Falls that appeared to look like a body. Troopers responded to the scene and immediately requested assistance from Bristol Police Department and Bristol Fire Department members.
A thorough search of the area was conducted and nothing was found. The search teams checked the area for abandoned vehicles and none were found. There were no reports of anyone missing.
On June 11 another thorough search of the area was conducted by the state police search and rescue squad and Bristol Fire Department members and nothing was found.
On Friday morning state police issued a statement saying that, at this point in time, there is no reason to believe there is a body in the river. Should new information develop, the state police will respond accordingly, they said.

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