By Stephanie Ballesteros

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police are investigating after a body was found in the Schuylkill River, Friday afternoon.

The body was found on the east side of the river, near the 1600 block of Schuylkill Avenue, just before 1 p.m.

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Philadelphia Police say it appears to be a male’s body. They say the body was badly decomposed.

The body was sent to the Medical Examiner’s Office.

No further information has been released.


Stephanie Ballesteros