District Attorney: Body Found Floating in Haverhill Sunday is 13-Year-Old Missing Lawrence Boy

(WHAV News file photograph.)

The body taken from the Merrimack River Sunday has been identified as a 13-year-old Lawrence teen.

Sophonnut Dy was last seen near the Duck Bridge at 2:46 a.m., Friday, March 13. His image was recorded by a surveillance camera, according to a statement from Carrie Kimball, spokeswoman for Essex County District Attorney Jonathan W. Blodgett.

His body was recovered after Haverhill Police and Fire responded to a 911 call at approximately 11 a.m., Sunday reporting a body in the river near Groveland and Water Streets.

The Essex State Police Detective Unit responded, as per protocol, and ruled out foul play, Kimball said.

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