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Missing Swimmer’s Body Recovered, Identified

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Wethersfield

Wethersfield

Wethersfield Police say the body of a man who disappeared after jumping off a boat on the Connecticut River near Wethersfield Cove Sunday has been recovered.

Police say four people had jumped off the boat to swim,  and one of them experienced some difficulty in the water.  While the others were helping her,  a man about 15  or 20 feet from the boat disappeared.

His body was recovered about five hours later,   a short distance from where he went into the water, He’s identified as 33-year-old  Fatbardh Latifi of Middletown.

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