Police identify man missing in Connecticut River - Western Mass News - WGGB/WSHM

Police identify man missing in Connecticut River

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New details have been released about the man who was reported missing on June 30 in the Connecticut River.

According to police, the man has been identified as Yuri Kirpichev, 51, of West Springfield.

Officials said, Kirpichev went into the Connecticut River to search for his fishing pole after it fell into the water.

According to officials three other people were on the boat with Kirpichev, but were brought to safety by emergency personnel.

Officials have been searching for Kirpichev ever since.

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