Body pulled from Schuylkill River

April 5, 2008 2:33:24 PM PDT
Police have retrieved a body from the Schuylkill River in Fairmount Park. The discovery was made at approximately 9:38 this morning in the area of the Strawberry Mansion Bridge on the Martin Luther King Drive side of the river.

Police arrived to the scene around 11 a.m. to find a decomposing body wrapped in plastic. The medical examiner was called out to the scene and the body was removed.

The investigation into the cause of death is ongoing. Homicide is assisting with the investigation.