Body found in Anacostia River

SILVER SPRING, Md. (WUSA9) -- A body of a man was found in the water of the Anacostia River in Silver Spring Friday morning.

Montgomery County Police Department said they got a call from a person around 1:11 a.m. about a body that was found at home along 1100 Block of Oak View Drive.

The person who contacted the police found the body in the water, authorities said.

No new information on the death investigation but Capt. Starks did tell Bill that police don't believe anything criminal happened.

The man was found in the water of the Anacostia River's Northwest Branch, just off the 1100 block of Oakview Drive in Silver Spring.

The major crime unit has been requested and is investigating if foul play was involved, if it was accidental or a suicide.

At this time authorities do not believe they are dealing with a crime incident.


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