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Press Release Medical Examiner Identifies Body Recovered in Merrimack River

For immediate release:
3/11/2021
  • Essex District Attorney’s Office

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Carrie Kimball, Director of Communications

Andover, MAThe Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has positively identified the body found in the Merrimack River on Sunday as a Lowell man who was last seen on December 19, 2020.

On Sunday, March 7th, a dog-walker spotted a male body, now identified as Moses Harris, 25, of Lowell, in the water about 15 yards from shore.  The Andover Fire Department used a boat to remove the body from the water.

Foul play is not suspected.

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Essex District Attorney’s Office 

Essex District Attorney Jonathan W. Blodgett is committed to holding criminals accountable, securing justice for victims of crime and providing services and drug treatment to non-violent offenders.
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