Body of 73-year-old man pulled from Pontoosuc Lake in Pittsfield

PITTSFIELD, Mass. (NEWS10) – Police say the body of a 73-year-old male was recovered in a shallow area of Pontoosuc Lake early Thursday morning around 9:15.

First responders arrived at the southeast corner of the lake near North Street and Hancock Road after a motorist reported seeing the body of Charles Frambach of Pinehurst Avenue in Pittsfield.

Frambach was declared dead at the scene from an apparent drowning.

An autopsy will be performed Friday morning.

Police are investigating and say there is no indication as to why Frambach was in the water.

Police say Frambach did have identification on him.


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