Police dive team practicing drill locates actual human body
WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — A police dive team in Rhode Island conducting a routine body recovery drill has come across an actual human body.
The Providence Journal reports the Warwick Police Department dive team had been practicing search and recovery skills on the Pawtuxet River Wednesday.
Team members were searching for a mannequin that had been hidden in the river when they found the body of a man in his 40s instead.
Warwick Police Chief Stephen McCartney told the Journal police have tentatively identified the man, but aren’t releasing more details until his family is notified.
Information from: The Providence Journal, http://www.providencejournal.com