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Body found in lake identified as missing Connecticut photographer

Eric Langlois, 33, of New Milford, Conn., was reported missing by his wife Amber, right, on June 11, a day after Langlois fell off his bike, landing in Lake Lillinonah in Lovers Leap State Park. Langlois’ wife told authorities that the father of two was able to safely reach shore after the fall, but did not return home the following day after an attempt to retrieve the bike. (Courtesy: Amber Westlake Langlois)

Authorities have identified the man whose body was pulled from a Connecticut lake as that of a missing photographer.

The chief medical examiner's office on Thursday identified the man as Eric Langlois and said he drowned accidentally in Lake Lillinonah in Bridgewater.

The 33-year-old Langlois of New Milford had been missing since June 11 when he went to Lovers Leap State Park to retrieve a lost bicycle.

His body was found on Tuesday.