Body of missing boater pulled from Hamburg Cove

(WTNH - Tina Detelj)

LYME, Conn. (WTNH) — The body of a Hartford man who went missing Monday was pulled from the waters of Hamburg Cove Tuesday afternoon.

50-year-old Julius K. Thigpen’s body was recovered by the State Police Dive Team at 1:30 pm. Thigpen’s family reported to police that he had gone fishing in Lyme on Sunday, but never returned home.

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The Old Saybrook Fire Department later found Thigpen’s 12′ open power boat anchored in the cove.

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Police are continuing their investigation and the State Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death.