Investigation underway after body of man pulled from Charles River

The body of a man was pulled from the Charles River on Monday afternoon.

Troopers responding to the area of the Longfellow Bridge around 11:30 a.m. for a report of a man struggling in the water launched a rescue operation with several different agencies in an attempt to pull the man ashore, according to the Massachusetts State Police.

Around 1:50 p.m., search crews located the man, deceased. His identity is not being released at this time, but police have identified him as a 34-year-old individual believed to be homeless.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will perform a post-mortem examination to help determine the cause and manner of death.

Investigators say the man appeared to jump from the Longfellow Bridge, then struggled to stay afloat and called for help before fully submerging.

The MSP Dive Team and Marine Unit, Massachusetts Environmental Police, Boston Fire and Police Departments, Cambridge Fire Department, the Coast Guard, and Massport Fire Department all responded to the incident.

No further information was immediately available.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.

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