Fisherman finds human leg in Delaware River near Graffiti Pier in Philadelphia

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Fisherman finds human leg in Delaware River near Graffiti Pier. Watch video from Chopper 6 over the scene on July 4, 2019.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A fisherman found a human leg in the Delaware River in Philadelphia's Fishtown section.

Police were called to the river near Beach Street Thursday evening after the grim discovery was made.

Police say a 27-year old fisherman was near the Graffiti Pier when he spotted part of a right leg with a sneaker still attached.

Police are searching for additional body parts.

So far, no word on the identity of the victim.