ESSEX COUNTY, MA. (THECOUNT) — Cassandra Baker, of Beverly, Massachusetts, has been identified as the victim in a Sunday drowning in Essex County.

Baker, 41, died in an apparent drowning near Gloucester on Sunday afternoon.

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According to reports, Baker was found floating face down in the water in Rafes Chasm near Hesperus Avenue in Gloucester around 1 p.m. Sunday.

Baker was pronounced dead at an area hospital.

Officials say they do not suspect foul play.

The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Essex County is a county in the northeastern part of the U.S. state of Massachusetts. As of the 2010 census, the total population was 743,159, making it the third-most populous county in the state. It is part of the Greater Boston area. The largest city in Essex County is Lynn – Wikipedia.

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