Special to The Express
BRIDGEWATER – Police Chief Christopher Delmonte reports that the Bridgewater Police Department is investigating a body recovered from a local pond Tuesday night.
On Tuesday, April 19, police received a 911 call at 6:07 p.m. The caller reported that a woman’s body was floating in the middle of a pond behind the plaza at Nick’s & Angelo Pizza Place, on the Bridgewater side of 2105 Plymouth St.
East Bridgewater Fire retrieved the body of Cheryl Siegel, age 34, of Halifax. She was discovered by her boyfriend and boyfriend’s sister after she had been reported missing.
Initial inspection of the body revealed no obvious signs of trauma, but Bridgewater Police are waiting for the autopsy results from the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. Although the investigation is ongoing, the woman’s death is believed to be a suicide.
The incident remains under investigation by Bridgewater Police Detective Joseph DeMoura and an investigator from the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office. Officers from the East Bridgewater and Halifax Police Departments are also assisting in the investigation, along with the Bridgewater and East Bridgewater Fire Departments.