Police: Body found in water near downtown Columbus

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COLUMBUS, Ohio - Columbus police are investigating a body of a man found in the Scioto River near Dublin Road.

Police said a fisherman spotted what he believed to be a body in the river around 7 p.m. Friday in the area of the 500 block of Dublin Road.

Police said the Columbus Division of Police Dive Team located the body just after 8:30 p.m.

Police said the body was found east of where it was spotted along the north bank of the Scioto River just west of Souder Avenue.

Police are working to identify the man who was found. Police said he is believed to be a white man between 25-years and 35-years-old.