Police identify body pulled from the water

Bridgeport police have identified the man whose body was found in a river. Police say they pulled the body of Walter Ribot, 34, from the

Police say the body of Walter Ribot was pulled from the Pequonnock River near Knowlton Street yesterday afternoon.

Police say the body of Walter Ribot was pulled from the Pequonnock River near Knowlton Street yesterday afternoon. (5/18/15)

BRIDGEPORT - Bridgeport police have identified the man whose body was found in a river.

Police say they pulled the body of Walter Ribot, 34, from the Pequonnock River near Knowlton Street Sunday afternoon.

Ribot's co-workers say he worked at Coastal Pallet Corporation on-and-off for years. Searchers found his body less than a quarter-mile away from the facility.

Officers say Ribot showed no signs of trauma.

The state medical examiner is performing an autopsy.

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