Costa Rican News Reports that Bristol Police Officer is Dead
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
TICO Times claims that the missing Bristol, RI Police officer has been found dead.
Update Tuesday, 4:30 p.m.: Richard Jean-Georges was found dead off the coast of Jacó on Tuesday afternoon, according to Red Cross spokesman Freddy Roman. Costa Rican authorities are preparing to collect the body.
A missing U.S. swimmer in the central Pacific Costa Rican beach town of Jacó has been identified as Patrol OfficerRichard Jean-Georges, from Bristol, Rhode Island, in the United States.
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According to a statement issued earlier by the Bristol Police Department earlier today: