Body of Woman Recovered From Haverhill’s Little River Friday Morning

A body, believed to be that of a woman, was recovered from Haverhill's Little River on Friday, May 18. (Jay Saulnier photograph for WHAV News)

Firefighters recovered the body of a woman from Haverhill's Little River on Friday, May 18. (Jay Saulnier photograph for WHAV News)

The body of an unidentified woman was pulled from Haverhill’s Little River near Lafayette Square Friday morning, WHAV has confirmed.

According to the Essex County District Attorney's Office, authorities were alerted to the scene by a passerby who spotted the body in the area where the river crosses under Winter Street and called 911 at 8:05 a.m. Foul play is not suspected, said spokeswoman Carrie Kimball-Monahan.

The investigation is ongoing by Haverhill and State Police. Personnel from the state medical examiner’s office are also on scene.