Body Found in Salems' North River Canal

The following information was confirmed by the Salem Police Department.

The body of a man was recovered from the North River Canal in Salem Sunday afternoon, according to police. 

At 4 p.m., the body of an unidentified man was retrieved from the water, Lt. Mary Butler said.

Salem Patch will post additional information as it becomes available. 
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Linda McGrath June 18, 2014 at 08:15 AM
By Neil H. Dempsey Jun 17, 2014 04:30 AM SALEM — Police have identified the Peabody man whose body was founding drifting down the North River canal on Sunday afternoon. John Marrone, 71, of 20 Central St., was pronounced dead by ambulance personnel after firefighters removed his body from the water near the intersection of Flint and Bridge streets, said Chief Paul Tucker. The body showed no signs of foul play, and Marrone’s death is not considered suspicious, Tucker said. Police found Marrone’s identification in his wallet, along with some cash. It’s unclear where Marrone might have entered the water. Neil H. Dempsey can be reached at ndempsey@salemnews.com or via Twitter at @NeilDempseySN.


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