Body recovered in Housatonic River in Salisbury during search for drowning victim


SALISBURY, Conn. (WTNH)– Police have located a body while searching the Housatonic River for a reported drowning victim in Salisbury on Wednesday.

Connecticut State Police confirm that they have recovered a body in the Housatonic River and have identified it as Anderson Guante, 40, of Brooklyn, New York.

Troopers from North Canaan had responded to Housatonic River Road at around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, for the report of a drowning of a 40-year-old man.

The Dive Team searched the river but did not locate the victim and returned to continue their search for him.

The investigation is still ongoing at this time.

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