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Body found in Charles River

State Police responded to the Charles River
Nicolaus Czarnecki/Metro

State Police were responding to a report of a body found in the Charles River Thursday.

Police have not identified the body, but said it is not theremains of Zachary Marr, the missing man from Harvard whose disappearance has prompted searches in the water in recent weeks, according to department spokesman David Procopio.

The body was described as that of “an adult male” who “may be a member of the homeless community,” Procopio said in an email.

The State Police marine and detectives units were able to secure the remains after responding to a call from a woman who spotted the body while standing near the Arthur Fielder statue, Procopio said. She called police at 12:29 p.m. Thursdsay afternoon, he said.

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