According to a statement released by police at approximately 3:00 p.m., officers from Hightstown Police Department responded to a resident’s call from Ward Street regarding a body in the water.
Upon the officers’ arrival, a subject was found in the water, deceased, proximal to the bridge on Ward Street.
The decedent was positively identified by family as Geovanny Urgiles, 34, of East Windsor, who was reported as a missing person during the week of January 28th to the East Windsor Police Department, who were also present and assisted at the scene.
There were no signs of foul play and the decedent was turned over to the Medical Examiner’s Office for Mercer County.
The Hightstown Fire Department Dive Team and Water Rescue personnel assisted with the recovery, along with partners from Robbinsville EMS Station 40 and paramedics from Capital Health.
An autopsy will be performed by the medical examiner’s office to determine a cause of death.
The investigation will remain active until such a determination is made.
Anyone with information that may aid in the investigation is asked to contact Det. Jerry Mecca of the Hightstown Police Department at 609-448-1234 x 540.