Woman’s Body Found In Wakefield Lake

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WAKEFIELD, Mass. (CBS) — The body of a a 59-year-old woman was found Saturday afternoon in Crystal Lake, Wakefield Police said in a prepared statement.

At about 2 p.m., Wakefield Police received a call from a passerby reporting what they believed to be a body in Crystal Lake in the area of Linden Avenue. Members of the Wakefield Police Department, Wakefield Fire Department and Action Ambulance were dispatched to the lake, where they found the 59-year-old woman’s body in the water.

No identity was released pending notification of the family. The circumstances surrounding the death are under investigation, but there is no reason to believe the public is in any danger at this time, police said.

The Wakefield Police and Massachusetts State Police are investigating the incident.

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