BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) — Bridgeport Police are investigating after a male body was found floating in the water near Port Jefferson Ferry dock Saturday morning.
According to officials, a body was found floating in the water near the Port Jefferson Ferry dock Saturday morning at 9:27 a.m. They say within minutes of receiving the call the victim was recovered by officers assigned to the Bridgeport Police Harbor Unit. They say the deceased victim was recovered at the end of the public safety dock.
Authorities say the Bridgeport Fire Department also provided support and assistance onsite with recovery.
According to officials, the victim is described as an Asian male and at this time there is no further information about the victim.
Officials say they are awaiting to received the report from the Medical Examiner to determine and confirm the cause of death.
Authorities say that the Bridgeport Police Department’s Detectives Bureau personnel is investigating and that this is an active investigation. They say anyone with information on this incident is asked to call 203-576-TIPS.
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