Man who vanished after Celtics game is found dead in river

BOSTON (AP) " A Massachusetts man who vanished after attending a Boston Celtics game more than two weeks ago has been found dead in a river.

State police say they pulled the body from the Charles River on Sunday morning after a passer-by spotted it. Police on Monday confirmed it was that of 23-year-old Michael Kelleher, of Southborough.

Kelleher's parents said in a statement: "Michael was claimed by the Charles River the night of his disappearance. At 8:00 this morning, the river gave him back to us."

His parents also thanked everyone who helped in the search.

Kelleher was last seen March 29 after attending a Celtics game with a friend.

The cause of death remains under investigation.


This story has been corrected to show Kelleher was found Sunday morning, not Sunday night.

This story has been automatically published from the Associated Press wire which uses US spellings

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