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Police: Body recovered from swimming area in New Milford

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NEW MILFORD -

Police in New Milford say a body was recovered from a swimming area off West Street.

According to witnesses on the shore, they saw a person swimming around a dam, then disappeared around 3 p.m.

The New Milford dive team responded and the Stratford Police Department sent a helicopter to help with the search.

The body was pulled out of the water around 6 p.m.

Police have yet to release the identity.

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