Body of missing Tiverton boater identified
By Jennifer Petracca firstname.lastname@example.org The United States Coast Guard is searching for a woman reported missing from a vessel Sunday morning in Bristol waters. The USCG told ABC 6 that the female is in her early seventies. It is unclear when the woman was reported missing and if there were other occupants on the boat. The Narragansett Bay Marine Task Force is also aiding in the water search. © WLNE-TV 2014
Sunday, September 21st 2014, 10:01 AM EDT
Sunday, October 5th 2014, 10:01 AM EDT
By News Staff
The body of a 73-year-old Tiverton woman that was found in the waters of Potters Cove Sunday morning has been indentified.
The Department of Environmental Management says that Barbara Mills was on her boat with her husband about 100 yards off shore.
He reported her missing just after 8 a.m. Sunday morning.
Crews from several local fire departments, DEM, and the U.S. Coast Guard searched the area for nearly two hours.
A boater aiding in the water search spotted Mills in the water.
There is no word yet on details surrounding her death or how she ended up in the water.
DEM is still investigating.
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