At about 12:27 PM on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, members of the Boston Police Harbor Patrol Unit and officers in District A-1 (Downtown) responded to a radio call for a body found in the water off the north side of 66 Long Wharf.
Upon arrival, officers and fire officials removed the body from the water, and the victim was pronounced deceased on-scene. Medical examiners later identified the deceased as 24-year-old Eric Munsell of Boston. Mr. Munsell was last seen on February 8, 2014 at about 11:30 PM in the area of 21 Broad Street (Market Lounge) in the Downtown Area and was reported missing on February 9, 2014.
The Boston Police Department is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked to call the Boston Police Homicide Unit at (617) 343-4470.
Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS or by texting the word 'TIP' to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to assist this investigation anonymously.