Police recover body of swimmer who went missing over weekend

July 31, 2018

LYME, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say they have recovered the body of a man who went missing while swimming in the Connecticut River.

Department of Energy and Environmental Protection officials identified the body found Tuesday as 42-year-old Edwin Andino of Meriden. Andino was reported missing Sunday when he disappeared around 6 p.m. while swimming at a beach in the village of Hadlyme.

The body was recovered near the Hadlyme ferry launch in Lyme.

The search continued through Sunday and Monday before its conclusion Tuesday.

Officials are investigating the cause of Andino’s death.


This story has been updated to correct the spelling of Andino’s last name.