Body Recovered from Taunton River is Missing Boater

The Bristol County DA's office confirms a body recovered from the Taunton River is that of a missing boater from a reported weekend collision. ABC6 has more from the DA…

-From the Bristol County DA's Office

The body of Stephen L. McMann, 49, of Berkley, was recovered around 11 a.m. today by Massachusetts State Police Divers in the area of the Taunton River near Bicentenial Park in Fall River.
Mr. McMann had been missing since Sunday night, when the 1986 Center Console 18-foot motorized boat he was apparently operating appears to have collided with a retaining wall near Bicentenial Park.  The boat was discovered later Sunday evening, and a search for Mr. McMann commenced immediately.
The State Medical Examiner's Office has agreed to take custody of the body and will conduct an autopsy this week.


The Bristol County DA's office confirms a body has been recovered from the Taunton River Tuesday morning.

There is no confirmation as to whether the body is that of the boater missing after a boat collision on the river Sunday night.