Body found in Fall River

The decomposing body of a woman was found in a marshy area off Quequechan Road in Fall River. (WJAR)

Fall River police said a body was found near the Quequechan River.

Gregg Miliote, a spokesman with the Bristol County District Attorney's Office, said a woman's body was found Saturday afternoon at the edge of a marsh off Quequechan Road.

The body was decomposed and appeared to have been there for quite some time. The medical examiner took custody of the body.

The case was being treated as an unattended death.

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