Truro Police: Body of Missing Person Located

UPDATE: Victim identified as Connecticut man

UPDATE at 8:10 p.m. - The office of Cape & Islands District Attorney Michael O'Keefe has identified the body recovered today off Truro's Ballston Beach as Ross A. Williamson, age 27, of Bolton, Connecticut.

According to the District Attorney's statement, there is nothing to suggest the death was anything other than accidental.  The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has accepted jurisdiction of the case.

Statement from Truro Police Department

On Sunday, September 30, 2018, members of the Truro Fire Department, Truro Police Department, National Park Service, and Massachusetts State Police resumed the search for a missing person off Ballston beach. At approximately 0740, the body of the missing person was located 1 mile north of Ballston Beach. The Massachusetts State Police and National Park Service are investigating this incident. At this time the identity of the individual is being withheld pending family notification. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on