Woman's body found in water near Connecticut airport

July 29, 2012 10:26:13 AM PDT
Connecticut State Police have identified a 36-year-old Ledyard woman whose body was found in water near the Groton-New London Airport.

Authorities say a driver saw the body of Tricia Beattie on Saturday afternoon at Bluff Point in southeastern Connecticut and reported it to state police.

First responders pronounced her dead at the scene and troopers released her identify on Sunday.

An autopsy will be conducted.

Authorities are continuing to investigate.

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