UPDATE: State Police pull body out of Mohawk near Peebles Island, name victim

Body in water

State Police say they pulled a body out of the Mohawk River near Peebles Island.

State Police have sent out an updated press release, the story has been updated with the new information

COHOES, N.Y. (NEWS10) — New York State Police pulled a body from the Mohawk River on Wednesday. Police said the call for reports of a body in the river came in around 1 p.m.

When Troopers arrived they found  Joshua Abood, 22, of Albany in a shallow pool of water in the Mohawk River off of Peebles Island.

An autopsy revealed that Abood died of cardiopulmonary arrest as a consequence of drowning and has been considered accidental.

State Police continue to investigate and will give updates as they become available.


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