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Officials identify body pulled from the Taunton River

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By Gilannie Pangburn

gpangburn@abc6.com

Twitter: @gilanniej05

Officials identify a body pulled out Taunton River as 48-year old Joseph Ferreira of Taunton, MA.  

Boaters traveling nearby discovered Ferreira's body floating near a boat ramp at the intersection of Okeefe and East Water Street and immediately called rescue.

The cause of death is still under investigation; the state medical examiners office will conduct an autopsy on Friday.

ABC 6 News will bring you the latest as information becomes available.

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