Cranston police identify body found near bike path


CRANSTON, R.I. (WLNE)- Cranston Police confirmed to ABC6 that they found a man’s body in a wooded area Friday.

The body was found off of a bike path near Oaklawn Ave. and Wilbur Ave.

Police say that the person was 61-year-old Gary J. Merritt.

Cranston police do not believe there to be any foul play involved in his death.

©WLNE-TV/ABC6 2021

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