State Police: Body recovered from Windham river is that of missing man

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Connecticut State Police have confirmed that the body recovered from a river in Windham is that of a missing Willimantic man.

State police say his death does not appear to be suspicious at this time. 

State police recovered a body in the Shetucket River near Plains Road Thursday. Residents walking in the area spotted the body submerged in water along the shore and called for help. Police have identified the person as 87-year-old William Bennett, who has been missing for the past week.

This is a developing story. News 8 will bring you any new information as it becomes available. 

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