On Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at approximately 9:00 AM, the Lebanon Police Department received a call regarding an adult white male subject who appeared to be deceased in the Mascoma River in the area of 7 Foundry Street. The deceased male has been positively identified as Michael R. Edwards, age 49. Mr. Edwards appears to have been homeless at the time of his death.
An autopsy was conducted today by the Chief Medical Examiner’s Office in Concord, NH and determined that Edwards’ death was not suspicious and appears to have been caused by drowning. A final determination of death is pending completion of toxicology results.
Authorized by: Chief Richard R. Mello