UPDATE : A spokesperson for the Bristol County District Attorney's Office said that an autopsy will be performed to discover the cause of death but that no foul play is suspected.

FAIRHAVEN — A body was found and pulled out of the water in Fairhaven near the Seaport Inn on Thursday morning, the town's police have confirmed.

The body was recovered near the Seaport Inn and Marina parking lot off Bridge Street.

A photo taken by bystander Captain Ralph Joseph — former owner of TowBoatUS New Bedford — at the marina at 9:49 a.m. shows divers and police pulling the covered body out of the water.

WBSM-AM/AM 1420 logo
Get our free mobile app

Fairhaven police, state police with the Bristol County District Attorney's Office, and other investigators were still clearing the scene just after 10 a.m. Thursday.

Police did not reveal any further details about the person or a possible cause of death.

A request for more information has been sent to the Bristol County D.A.'s Office.

This is a developing story and will be updated as soon as more information is available.

Finestkind Filming Wraps Up This Week, But The Bridge Will Be Closed Saturday

Fairhaven's latest turn on the big screen will come in Finestkind, a film directed by Academy Award-winning New Bedford native Brian Helgeland. The production informed the town of several locations where it plans to film in spring 2022. Here they are.

LOOK: What are the odds that these 50 totally random events will happen to you?

Stacker took the guesswork out of 50 random events to determine just how likely they are to actually happen. They sourced their information from government statistics, scientific articles, and other primary documents. Keep reading to find out why expectant parents shouldn't count on due dates -- and why you should be more worried about dying on your birthday than living to 100 years old.

More From WBSM-AM/AM 1420