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Man Found Dead In Water In East Boston

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The body wasfound about 15-18 feet out from shore.

The body wasfound about 15-18 feet out from shore.

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EAST BOSTON (CBS) – A man was found dead in the water off Lexington Square in East Boston Tuesday morning.

“(The body) was about 15-18 feet out from shore,” District Fire Chief Ken O’Donnell told WBZ NewsRadio 1030.

Two firefighters and a police officer in survival suits waded out into Chelsea Creek, put the corpse in a body bag and brought it in.

It’s not clear yet how the man died or how long he was in the water.

He has not been identified.

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