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Police: Body found in White River near Indianapolis Zoo

A body was found in the White River near the Indianapolis Zoo Sunday morning. (WISH Photo)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A body was found in the White River behind the Indianapolis Zoo Sunday morning, police say.

Authorities with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department and the Indianapolis Fire Department were called to the White River at 1200 W. Washington Street around 11:40 a.m. Sunday on reports of a body in the water. That’s the address for the Indianapolis Zoo.

IFD and IMPD authorities arrived to the scene around 12:47 p.m. and located a body in the water. It is unclear at this time how long the body has been in the water.

Crews with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources assisted with recovery of the body of the unidentified man, DNR said.

Due to the condition of the victim, additional identifying information was not available, DNR said.

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Anyone with information about the identity of the person is asked to call the Marion County Coroner’s Office at 317-327-4744.

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