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Body of man found in Schuylkill

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

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