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Body recovered from surplus canal Saturday night

Jun 11, 2023, 12:17 PM | Updated: Jun 22, 2023, 4:53 pm

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Image of an SLCPD Police vehicle. A body was recovered from a surplus canal Saturday night, according to the Salt Lake City Police Department. (Derek Petersen | KSL TV)

(Derek Petersen | KSL TV)

SALT LAKE CITY — A body was recovered from a surplus canal Saturday night, according to the Salt Lake City Police Department.

Brent Weisberg with SLCPD says a community member discovered the body at around 9 p.m. Saturday. Following this, the Salt Lake City Police Department removed the body and turned it over to the Medical Examiner’s Office.

There are no obvious signs of suspicious trauma, according to police.

Currently, the Medical Examiner’s Office is working to confirm a cause and manner of death as well as confirming an identity.

SLCPD has no further information at this time.

This story will be updated as additional information is made available.

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Body recovered from surplus canal Saturday night