NEW MILFORD, Conn. (AP) — The body of a second fisherman reported missing on the Housatonic River has been recovered, New Milford Mayor Pete Bass said.
Bass, in a social media post, said the remains of the person, who had been missing since Wednesday night, were recovered earlier Saturday afternoon.
Witnesses told police that one of the men slipped and fell off Bleachery Dam, and went into the river. The second man attempted to reach him and also fell into the water, police said.
Police have not released the names of either victim, who were identified only as being 23 and 36-years old from Danbury.
The body of the 23-year-old was recovered Friday morning, police said.
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