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Police: Body recovered from Milwaukee River

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Posted at 10:02 AM, Aug 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-16 11:24:02-04

MILWAUKEE — Investigators are working to determine the circumstances behind a body that was found in the Milwaukee River early Friday.

The Milwaukee Police Department received a 911 call just after 6:30 a.m. Friday reporting a person spotted in the water near Schlitz Park, authorities said.

Police responded to the 1500 block of Rivercenter Drive in downtown Milwaukee, where they recovered a body.

The person was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officials are not releasing the name of the deceased at this time, saying the investigation is ongoing.

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