Female body pulled from river in Delaware City

DELAWARE CITY, Del. - August 5, 2013

Officers were called around 6:30 a.m. after the body was discovered by a crabber south of Pea Patch Island.

The Delaware City Fire Department brought the body to shore for the Delaware State Police.

At this point, police are only saying the body is that of a female, with no description of the person's age or race.

The body has been turned over to the medical examiner for an autopsy.

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