Body Of Missing Swimmer Recovered From Passaic River, Police Say

A body was recovered from the Passaic River on the morning of Friday, June 28, authorities said.

Riverbank Park in Newark.

Riverbank Park in Newark.

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At 10:38 a.m., police responded to the Passaic River near Red Bull Stadium on a report of a body floating in the water, Newark Public Safety Director Fritz Fragé said. Police located the body near Riverbank Park at Raymond Boulevard and Brill Street, Fragé said. 

The victim is a male swimmer who had not surfaced since entering the water at 4:25 p.m. on Wednesday, June 26, Fragé said. Multiple searches had been conducted for him, Fragé said.

The swimmer has not been identified. The incident remains under investigation.

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