- Associated Press - Sunday, September 21, 2014

BRISTOL, R.I. (AP) - Coast Guard officials say emergency responders have found the body of a 73-year-old woman who was reported missing from a boat near the Bristol shoreline.

Authorities say the woman’s husband reported her missing Sunday morning. Their boat is anchored about 100 yards from the shore.

The Coast Guard and the Narragansett Bay Marine Task Force searched the area and found the woman’s body shortly before 10 a.m.

Officials say it’s not clear what happened. The Coast Guard, state police and the state Department of Environmental Management are investigating.

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