Police identify bodies found near hurricane barrier

Two bodies were found in the water near the Fox Point Hurricane Barrier in Providence on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. (WJAR)

Providence police on Tuesday released the names of two men whose bodies were found in the water at the Fox Point Hurricane Barrier.

Police identified the men as 44-year-old Sean McElroy and 49-year-old Larry Horton, both of Providence.

Police said they were waiting for autopsy results from the medical examiner to learn how the men died.

The bodies were found Friday by workers removing debris.

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