(BOSTON) — The body of Boston Architectural College graduate student Jonathan Dailey was found in Boston’s Charles River Tuesday morning, reportedly bound with chains and weighted with a cinder block.
The body, the second found in the river in as many days, was discovered at 7:25 a.m. Tuesday by a Boston University rowing coach. It was found less than two miles from where Dailey, 23, went missing nearly a week ago.
Authorities would not describe the condition of the corpse, but the Boston Globe, citing unnamed law enforcement officials, reported earlier Tuesday that the body was found chained to a cinder block.
“It is far too early to make a determination as to manner of death, and reports indicating that the individual was the victim of a homicide are premature,” said Jake Wark, spokesman for the Suffolk County District Attorney.
On Sunday, police found the body of a 62-year-old man near the Boston University Boathouse. That man’s identity has yet to be released, pending notification of his next of kin.
Daily is a student at Boston Architectural College and worked as a salesman at an American Apparel clothing store. He was known for taking adventurous trips, but friends and family say he would have informed them if he were going away.
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