Body found at DC pumping station

WASHINGTON — The body of a man was found at the Potomac River Pumping Station, just south of the Kennedy Center, early Tuesday morning.

DC Water said the body was found at about 5:30 a.m. The D.C. police confirmed that the body had been found, and said early Tuesday afternoon that it was the body of a man. They’re continuing to investigate.

WTOP will update this developing story as more information comes in.

WTOP’s Melissa Howell contributed to this report.

Rick Massimo

Rick Massimo came to WTOP, and to Washington, in 2013 after having lived in Providence, R.I., since he was a child. He's the author of "A Walking Tour of the Georgetown Set" and "I Got a Song: A History of the Newport Folk Festival."

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