For Immediate Release - July 18, 2007

July 18, 2007

Cape & Islands District Attorney Michael O'Keefe and Barnstable Chief of Police Paul McDonald announced today that a body was recovered from Middle Pond in Marstons Mills.

The body was found shortly after 8:00 am by members of the Barnstable Police Department along with members of the Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills Fire Department who were searching the area for a 24 year old man who was reported missing last week. The discovery occurred during a preliminary search in preparation for the State Police dive team to search the pond.

The body will be transported to the Medical Examiner's office where an autopsy will be performed. Identification is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

The matter is being investigated by Barnstable Police Department and State Police Detectives assigned to the Office of the Cape & Islands District Attorney.

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