South Eastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council
Search and Rescue
Activated Under the Local Control of the Seekonk Police Department, David Enos Interim Chief of Police and Led by Control Chief George M. McNeil of the Somerset Police Department
SEEKONK — Interim Chief of Police David Enos, working as control chief of the South Eastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council (SEMLEC) Search and Rescue Unit, and Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn have confirmed that the body of a missing Seekonk man was found Saturday.
At approximately 12:30 p.m., the Seekonk Police Department activated the Southeastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council (SEMLEC) Search and Rescue Unit to search for a man who was reported missing to Seekonk Police on Friday, Jan. 17.
The Massachusetts State Police Air Wing and Massachusetts Environmental Police also assisted in the search.
Units searched in the wooded area near Gammino Pond and the Seekonk Public Library, located at 410 Newman Ave., and located the man’s body at approximately 3 p.m.
This is an open investigation being conducted by the Seekonk Police Department and Massachusetts State Police detectives assigned to the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office. At this time no foul play is suspected.
All further media inquiries should be directed to the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office.