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State Police recover body from Charles River

State Police recovered a body from the Charles River today.

Units responded to a report of a dead body in the river in the area near the Massachusetts Avenue bridge.

Emergency vehicles were at the scene, near the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, shortly before 12:30 p.m.

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The case is being investigated by State Police detectives assigned to the Midlesex County district attorney’s office.

Todd Feathers can be reached at todd.feathers@globe.com. Follow him on Twitter at @ToddFeathers.