Man's body found in Delaware River in South Philadelphia

Authorities are investigating the discovery of a man's body in the Delaware River.
May 9, 2014 1:31:11 PM PDT
Authorities are investigating the discovery of a man's body in the Delaware River.

A boater spotted the body at 7:45 a.m. Friday off Pier 12 in South Philadelphia and notified police.

Officials say the discovery followed an earlier report of a body seen near Columbus Boulevard and Race Street.

Officers removed the body from the water and the medical examiner took custody.

Police are working to determine the man's identity and how he ended up in the river.


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