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Man's Body Pulled From Stamford Harbor During Search For Missing Swimmer

Stamford fire department divers search the waters of Stamford Harbor for a missing swimmer.
Stamford fire department divers search the waters of Stamford Harbor for a missing swimmer. Photo Credit: Greenwich Police Department via Facebook
A man's body was pulled from Stamford Harbor after police responded to a report of a swimmer going underwater.
A man's body was pulled from Stamford Harbor after police responded to a report of a swimmer going underwater. Photo Credit: Greenwich Police Department via Facebook
Greenwich marine police assist in the search for a missing swimmer in Stamford.
Greenwich marine police assist in the search for a missing swimmer in Stamford. Photo Credit: Greenwich Police Department via Facebook
Witnesses said the man was struggling in the water about 50 feet from shore just outside the East Branch of Stamford Harbor.
Witnesses said the man was struggling in the water about 50 feet from shore just outside the East Branch of Stamford Harbor. Photo Credit: Google Map

Update: The deceased man has been identified as a 33-year-old Stamford resident. Click here for an updated story from Daily Voice.

STAMFORD, Conn. — The body of a man was pulled from Stamford Harbor on Friday afternoon after residents said someone had disappeared underwater while swimming, the Stamford Advocate said.

The man was rushed to Stamford Hospital, where efforts to resuscitate him failed and he was declared dead, the Advocate said.

Police received 911 calls from residents at about 11:15 a.m. from residents on Harbor Drive and Downs Avenue that a man was struggling about 50 feet from shore just outside the East Branch of Stamford Harbor, the Advocate said.

Police were working to confirm the man’s identity, the Advocate said.

Click here for the story at the Stamford Advocate.

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