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RI State Police ID Body At Beavertail Park as Warwick Man

The Rhode Island State Police are stationed in several barracks throughout RI. Each week Troopers make multiple RI arrests recorded in the RI Trooper log.
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The Rhode Island State Police are stationed in several barracks throughout RI.

JAMESTOWN, RI — RI State Police announced they’ve identified a man found dead in the water off Beavertail State Park Sept. 4 as a Warwick resident.

Members of the Rhode Island State Police Major Crimes Unit, Forensic Services Unit and the State Medical Examiner’s Office have identified the body as Patrick P. Carey, 33, whose last-known address was 21 Elberta Street, Warwick, Rhode Island, Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, RI State Police Superintendent, reported.

Carey was reported missing by a family member to the Warwick Police Department on Aug. 30, State Police report.

Carey’s body was taken to the State Medical Examiner’s Office, where the results of an autopsy are pending.  At this time, the cause of death does not appear to be suspicious, and the investigation is ongoing, according to State Police

This was a joint investigation with the Rhode Island State Police, Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, and the Jamestown Police Department.

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