Published On: Wed, Oct 3rd, 2018

Connecticut: Missing Massachusetts man, German Perez, found swept away in river

Authorities have found the body of a man swept away in a river after his car crashed into the water last week.

Police said the State Police Dive team located the body who is now being identified as German Perez.

Perez, 61, of Ashley Falls Massachusetts, was found in the Housatonic River approximately one mile south of where his Toyota pickup crashed into the water. He left Lakeville, last Tuesday night at approximately 6:00 P.M., and was scheduled to return home later that evening never arrived at his destination.

German’s son, was reported missing by his son, Carlos Perez, also of Sheffield, then Carlos called the local police and WSBS radio station at around 11:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Carols told a radio reporter that his father had been missing since 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to the radio station.

At around this time, Carlos was speaking on the phone with his father, who said, “I’ll be home in 10 minutes” but never arrived.

The search was staged around Route 44 and Lawrence Avenue, which shut the roads down for a period of time.

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