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Body of woman recovered from Connecticut River identified: Police

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Farmington is working to determine the manner and cause of death.

WETHERSFIELD, Conn. — A woman's body was recovered from the Connecticut River in Wethersfield on Monday morning, police said.

Manchester police identified the woman Tuesday as 22-year-old Sherrian Howe, who has been missing from Manchester since December 21, 2021.

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The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Farmington is working to determine the manner and cause of death.

Family expressed frustration over the progress of the search for Howe in February, including suspected delays in processing evidence.

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First responders received a 911 call around 9:30 a.m. on Monday from a person at Wethersfield Cove saying they had found a body, police said. When they arrived at the scene, the Wethersfield police officers found a woman's body.

This investigation comes at the heels of multiple investigations into drownings in Connecticut throughout Memorial Day Weekend.

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Anyone with information on the possible identity of the female victim is asked to call Det. Robert Malinoswski at 860-721-2866 or email Robert.malinowski@wethersfieldct.gov.

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