Investigators trying to identify a man’s body discovered last month floating in the Charles River have turned to the public for help.
Authorities have described the body as that of a pale-skinned white man who was approximately 60 years old, 5-foot-8 and 200 pounds, Suffolk County DA Daniel Conley reported. He was bald except for white hair on the sides of his head and white facial hair.
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The body was discovered floating along the Esplanade near the Hatch Memorial Shell on March 10 around 12:30 p.m., Conley stated. The man had a backpack but no personal papers to establish his identity.
He was wearing a dark Carhartt cap, light-colored pants, a blue sweater and a gray Abercrombie & Fitch hoodie with faded yellow lettering, according to the district attorney, who released a photo of the hoodie in an effort to identify the body.
An autopsy did not indicate that the body had sustained any violent trauma, Conley added.
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Authorities requested that anyone with information about the man’s identity or locations he may have been seen to call the Suffolk County State Police Detective Unit at 617-727-8817.