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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 Pequonnock River near Knowlton Street Sunday afternoon. Ribot's

News 12 Staff

May 19, 2015, 6:27 AM

Updated 3,322 days ago

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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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