The body of a man who went missing Sunday after apparently trying to swim across the Potomac River was found Tuesday morning near Fletcher’s Boathouse in Northwest D.C.
DC Fire & EMS said multiple witnesses saw someone trying to swim across the river from the Virginia side Sunday afternoon. They saw the swimmer go under the water without resurfacing.
A Maryland State Police helicopter, D.C. police harbor units, Arlington fireboats and the Coast Guard helped with the search.
D.C. police said they recovered the body around 8:30 a.m. They have not released the name of the man, pending notification of next of kin.