Officers are investigating after a body was found under the Fort Henry Bridge.

Shortly before 2:00 pm, officers responded to the bank under the Ft. Henry Bridge after a report to 911 regarding a body being found. Officers confirmed the death and are continuing to investigate at this time.

The body was located directly under the travel portion of the bridge on the city side and is of a younger, white male.

According to police, the scene is being treated as a crime scene until foul play can be eliminated as a possibility. Police say at this time, any cause of death would be pure speculation.

The identity of the body has not been determined and police will continue to work with the Coroner and the WV State Medical Examiner’s on this investigation.

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