Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Medical Examiner: Body Recovered From Delaware River Is Missing, Richmond Hill, Queens Woman - 

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Officials say a body recovered from the Delaware River is a missing Queens woman.

Officials have been searching for Maribel Gonzalez since she was reported missing off a raft on Sunday evening.

State Police Sgt. Stephen Jones says the 44-year-old was with her family in the area of Beach Hill in National Park when the Richmond Hill, N.Y., resident fell off a raft and slipped below the surface.

Members of a West Deptford fire department recovered her body near the area Tuesday morning.

The Gloucester County Medical Examiner's Office confirmed the identity.