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DEM Identifies Decedent Whose Body Was Found March 23

Michael R. Perry, 46, of Warwick had been missing since Jan 12. His unoccupied kayak was found Jan. 14.

PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today is identifying the decedent whose body was found in Narragansett Bay off Barrington March 23 as Michael R. Perry, 46, of Warwick.

Mr. Perry left Conimicut Point in a kayak on Jan. 12. The kayak was found unoccupied on Jan. 14. Responding to an emergency dispatch Friday morning, the Narragansett Bay Marine Task Force and RI Environmental Police recovered Mr. Perry's body in the water off Nayatt Point and transported it to Colt State Park. The State Medical Examiner conducted an autopsy today. DEM has no other details to release.

DEM extends sincere sympathies to Mr. Perry's family and friends.

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  • Release date: 03-26-2018

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