Body pulled from Potomac River

WASHINGTON — Authorities found a body in the Potomac River Monday morning.

D.C. Fire and EMS says a crew retrieved the body from the channel that runs between the Roosevelt Island and the Virginia shoreline around 6:45 a.m.

At this point, police aren’t even sure of the person’s gender.


John Domen

John started working at WTOP in 2016 after having grown up in Maryland listening to the station as a child. While he got his on-air start at small stations in Pennsylvania and Delaware, he's spent most of his career in the D.C. area, having been heard on several local stations before coming to WTOP.

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