Body found off Goat Island Marina identified by police

Body washes ashore near Goat Island. (WJAR)

Last Thursday a body was found off the Goat Island Marina.

On Tuesday Newport Police identified the man as Andrew Kinzler, 76 of Newport.

While the statement did not include any other information, last week authorities said they had determined that no signs of foul play was found.

Around noon on Thursday, Kinzler was discovered on Defenders Row on Goat Island.

The case was turned over to the Rhode Island Medical Examiner’s Office.

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