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Body found during search for Garofano

Rutland Town, Vermont - September 22, 2011

Crews searching for a man swept away during Tropical Storm Irene recovered a body Thursday.

Police say the body was found near the Mendon Brook during the search for Michael Gregory Garofano, 24.

He and his father, Michael Joseph Garofano, 55, disappeared during the height of the storm while they checked to see if the reservoir was holding up.

The elder Garofano worked for the city of Rutland. His body was recovered the next day.

Police say they are waiting for the medical examiner to make a positive ID on the body found Thursday.

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