Philadelphia police are investigating the death of a person whose body was pulled out of the Schuylkill on Friday afternoon.

The badly decomposed body was spotted just before 1 p.m. near the 1600 block of Schuylkill Avenue in Grays Ferry, police said. The person appeared to be male, police said.

No further information was immediately available. The body was transported to the Medical Examiner's Office. The office could not be reached for comment late Friday afternoon.