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Man's body pulled from Potomac River in D.C.

Wednesday - 5/30/2012, 11:45am  ET

WASHINGTON - Authorities say they have pulled the body of a man out of the Potomac River near Southwest Washington.

Battalion Fire Chief Brian Lee tells The Washington Post ( http://tinyurl.com/cozcurr) that D.C. fire boats were called to an area near Hains Point and the 14th Street bridge, where they found the body about 5 p.m. Tuesday. The body has not been identified.

A police spokesman, Officer Paul Metcalf, says homicide detectives were called to investigate. Officials did not say whether there were any signs of trauma to the body.

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Information from: The Washington Post, http://www.washingtonpost.com


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