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Body found floating in Billerica lake

Billerica police found the body of a 60-year-old resident floating in Nutting Lake this morning, police said.

At about 10 a.m. officers received a call reporting Lorna Rutkauskas missing. She lived on the lake, according to Deputy Chief Roy Frost.

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Officers had found a canoe on the lake hours earlier that allegedly belonged to the missing woman. The boat was not overturned, Frost said.

State Police and Billerica firefighters launched a water search, and at 11 a.m. they found the body that has been identified as Rutkauskas, Frost said.

State and local police are investigating the incident.

Jacqueline Tempera can be reached at jacqueline.tempera@globe.com. Follow her on twitter @jacktemp
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