Police: Body of Father of Four Found in Contoocook River
PENACOOK - The body of a New Hampshire man was found in the Contoocook River.
On Sunday, the body of Christopher Audet, 45, of Penacook, was discovered in the Contoocook River near the Island Shores Estates.
Police received a call in the late afternoon by a civilian recreating on the river who found the body in shallow water.
Officials pronounced Audet dead at the scene.
An autopsy was performed on July 9.
How Audet entered the water is still being investigated.
According to his obituary, he was the father of four children. Audet also loved to fish and swim.
Anyone who may have seen Audet near the river on Saturday or witnessed anything related to this event is encouraged to contact Officer Scott McLain at (603) 227 - 2118.