Woonsocket man identified as apparent drowning victim

BELLINGHAM, Mass. (WPRI) – The victim in an apparent drowning at a Lake in Bellingham has been identified, according to a spokesperson for Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr.

Martin Armando Celado-Herrera, 42, of Woonsocket, was found dead at Lake Hiawatha late Tuesday night, according to the spokesperson. Celado-Herrera went missing only a few hours before, and his body was found around 11:30 p.m., police said.

Celado-Herrera’s canoe reportedly capsized and his death doesn’t appear to be suspicious, the spokesperson said.

Witnesses said Celado-Herrera did not have a flotation device on and seemed unable to swim to shore, according to the spokesperson.

The spokesperson said the incident is under investigation by Rhode Island State Police detectives.