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GRPD: Body found in the Grand River near downtown

Posted at 5:02 PM, Mar 24, 2017

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Police are investigating after a body was reportedly discovered in the Grand River in downtown Grand Rapids Friday afternoon.

It happened around in the 1500 block of Scribner, according to officials with the Grand Rapids Police Department. Police say an unidentified male was found dead  floating in the river. An autopsy is planned to help determine a cause of death and his identity has not been released as of yet.

Dive teams with the Kent County Sheriff’s Office have also responded.

If you have any information, you’re asked to call the Grand Rapids Police Department at (616)-456-3604 or Silent Observer at (616)-771-2345.