Goat Island Marina

Dead body recovered in the waters near Goat Island

A body was pulled from the water near Goat Island Thursday afternoon.

According to the US Coast Guard, a call came in shortly after 12 Noon alerting of a body floating in the water near the marina.

Along with the Coast Guard, Newport Police and Newport Fire also assisted in the recovery. Newport Fire recovered the body with the Newport Fire Boat.

The victim is believed to be in his 70’s. No identification has been released.