Body of Poughkeepsie man recovered from Hudson River

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The body of a Poughkeepsie man who drowned while rescuing another man in the Hudson River has been recovered.

Poughkeepsie police say a body pulled from the water this week was identified as Paul Moschitta.

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The 49-year-old went missing on July 24.

Officials say Moschitta saw another swimmer in distress and tried to help him but the current pulled him in.

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