A body was found on the bank of the Piscataqua River in Durham on Monday afternoon by an oyster farmer.

The farmer found the body of a male in the area of the Cedar Point Road boat ramp around 3:30 p.m., and began to administer CPR awaiting the arrival of EMS personnel, according to New Hampshire State Police. Their efforts to revive the male were unsuccessful.

The ramp off Route 4 is closed for the season.

An investigation into the death is ongoing by Durham Police, New Hampshire Fish and Game and the New Hampshire State Police Marine Patrol.

The identification of the body was not disclosed, pending notification of family.

State Police asked anyone who has any information to call 603- 227-2114.

Contact reporter Dan Alexander at Dan.Alexander@townsquaremedia.com or via Twitter @DanAlexanderNH

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