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MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW STORM TODAY INTO TONIGHT

Low pressure developing off the Southeast coast will quickly move northeast tracking south of New England today into tonight as colder air arrives to produce a moderate to heavy snow storm for much of the region.  Rain & Snow will develop quickly this morning, change to snow, and fall heavily at times through the afternoon and evening before tapering overnight.  Expect difficult travel conditions with snow packed roads and low visibility today/tonight  Click Here for the CBS6 Weather Forecast Page

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Channel 6 News - Search Results

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Divers unable to locate Jamie Lusher's body

BECKET -- Divers were unable to locate the remains of Jamie Lusher Thursday after three days of searching for the 12-year-old’s body. Earlier this week convicted serial killer Lewis Lent admitted to authorities he put the body in a pond.

About 20 divers from Massachusetts and New York searched Greenwater Pond in a grid pattern. Police said although conditions were near-perfect on the surface, divers encountered 40 degree water temperatures and murky conditions near the bottom, which forced them to search by hand.

“It's a difficult, tedious, pain-staking technique, but it's one that's entirely necessary,” said David Procopio, spokesman for the state police. “We remain optimistic, we remain optimistic in the intelligence that brought us here in the first place.”

Divers will return to the pond to continue searching whenever the team is available this summer. They are also expected to use the pond for training exercises where they will also continue searching.

Jamie’s family watched the searched from a command post established along Route 20. Although no evidence was found indicating Jamie was in the pond, they said the search helped bring them closure.

“He [Lent] unwittingly placed my son in a place that my son would love,” said James Lusher, Jamie’s father. “I also can come to a specific spot on this lake and feel confident that's where his body was placed and I can talk to him and someday I will see him again, but not on this earth.”

 
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