Police think body found in Massachusetts river is missing teen

The teen went missing Friday.

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) - The Latest on a missing teen who police believe fell into a storm drain (all times local):

5:30 p.m.

New Hampshire police say they believe the body pulled out of a Massachusetts river belongs to a teenager who had been reported missing.

Nashua Police Department officials say based on their initial investigation, clothing description and body condition, they believe it to be 16-year-old Jacob Goulet, of Nashua.

A Massachusetts State Police helicopter discovered a body in the Merrimack River, in Tyngsboro, Sunday morning. Search teams recovered the body from the river later Sunday.

Goulet's parents had reported him missing Saturday, saying they hadn't seen him since the night before. Police had received a citizen report Friday night about some personal items found near an open storm drain. Authorities believe he fell down the drain during heavy rain.

Police say a positive identification of the body is pending.

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1 p.m.

New Hampshire police say they are continuing to search for a Nashua (NASH'-oo-wuh) teenager who is believed to have fallen down a storm drain Friday night during heavy rain.

Nashua Police Chief Andrew Lavoie says a police helicopter in Tyngsborough, Massachusetts, may have located a body floating in the Merrimack River. He says retrieval of the possible body is underway and no identification has been made. A search of the Nashua and Merrimack Rivers as well as Nashua's sewer and drainage system is ongoing.

The parents of 16-year-old Jacob Goulet reported him missing Saturday, saying they had not seen him since the night before. Police received a citizen report Friday night about some personal items found near an open storm drain. Authorities believe Goulet fell down the storm drain.


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