NEWPORT, R.I. (WPRI) — The U.S. Coast Guard recovered the body of a man off the coast of Newport Wednesday morning.

The body was found in the water off Price Neck around 9 a.m., according to the R.I. Department of Environmental Management’s Mike Healey.

Healey said the DEM has taken over the investigation and is working to notify the man’s family.

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