Police were investigating the discovery of an unidentified body Friday afternoon in the Schuylkill in the city's East Falls section.

Shortly before 4 p.m. in the 3900 block of Kelly Drive near the Route 1 overpass, a passerby reported seeing the body of a white male in the river, police said.

The police Marine Unit recovered the body. The cause of death is pending the results of an autopsy by the Medical Examiner's Office. - Robert Moran