Body Found at Sea

Swampscott police are investigating the recovery of a body in waters five miles off Marblehead.


The Coast Guard recovered a body in the ocean five miles east of Marblehead on Monday.

They are transporting the body to Gloucester where the state police will receive the body, a Coast Guard spokesman said.

The Coast Guard received a report from a boater about the body at 3:57 p.m., a spokesman said.

Swampscott police are investigating the report, as well, said Sgt. Tim Cassidy.

We will report information as it becomes available

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