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Man’s body found in Mass. river

September 20, 2013

TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say boaters have discovered a man’s body in the Taunton River near the municipal lighting plant.

The man has been identified as 48-year-old Joseph Ferreira of Taunton. He was found around 5:30 p.m. Thursday by boaters traveling near the lighting plant.

The state Medical Examiner’s Office will perform an autopsy on Friday.

An investigation is continuing.

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