Body found in river during Memorial Day Parade
SEYMOUR, Conn. (WFSB) - Seymour Police say a person found a body in the Naugatuck River during the town’s Memorial Day Parade.
Police say the body was discovered at 11:37 a.m. under the Broad Street Bridge.
Police blocked off the area and confirmed it was a deceased person in the river in various stages of decomposition.
The Seymour Fire Department recovered the body, an adult male.
The body was transported to the medical examiner’s office where a cause of death will be determined.
Channel 3 spoke with the man who first found the body. He said it wasn’t far from the waterfalls at Tingue Dam.
He also adds that the body discovery stopped the parade for a short period of time.
Police say the incident is under investigation, and anyone with information is urged to call the police department.
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