Police probe apparent suicide on John Henry’s yacht

Boston police are investigating the apparent suicide of a crew member aboard a yacht owned by Red Sox owner John Henry that was docked at Rowes Wharf.

Boston police spokeswoman Cheryl Fiandaca said firefighters and police responded to the Iroquois for a medical emergency about noon.

Fiandaca said rescuers found a 28-to-30-year-old male in cardiac arrest. Efforts were made to revive him, but he was later pronounced dead.


The Red Sox issued a statement saying a “crew member ... apparently took his life aboard the vessel” and noting that no one was aboard except for crew at the time.

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“Mr. Henry and the members of the Boston Red Sox are saddened by the news and send deepest condolences to his family,” the team said.

The 164-foot-long vessel is docked at 30 Rowes Wharf, behind the Boston Harbor Hotel. In 2011, Henry sought to sell the yacht for $28 million, Forbes magazine reported.