For Immediate Release - July 05, 2013

Pittsfield drowning victim identified

The man who drowned in the Housatonic River last month has been identified. 

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has confirmed that the man who died after being trapped near a water outlet of the Mill Street dam in Pittsfield is 18 year old CHRISTIAN GIOVANNI MARQUEZ. 

MARQUEZ, from Los Angeles, California, was apparently traveling cross country at the time of his death.  The drowning occurred on June 25th.  His body was recovered the next day.