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Police: Body In Charles River Found By Rower

The Charles River looking east and the Boston skyline. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
The Charles River looking east and the Boston skyline. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

A woman's body was found in the Charles River Wednesday morning, police say.

Massachusetts State Police spokesman David Procopio says the body was first spotted by a rower in the water between the Massachusetts Avenue Bridge and the community boating docks.

Procopio said police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the woman's death and are working with the state medical examiner to identify her.

This is a breaking news story. We will continue to update as information becomes available.

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