Body found in canal in Salt Lake City, police say no signs of foul play
Jul 7, 2023, 3:13 PM | Updated: 8:37 pm
SALT LAKE CITY — Officials are investigating after a body was found in the Jordan River surplus canal near 300 South and 2600 West in Salt Lake City on Friday afternoon around 1:30 p.m.
In a news release Friday night, Salt Lake City police say there is no signs of foul play.
Officials told KSL that city workers were clearing debris when they found the body.
We are working with @slcfire to recover a body out of the canal near 2650 W. 300 S.
Our detectives will work w/ the medical examiner’s office to identify the person & determine cause of death.
— Salt Lake City Police (@slcpd) July 7, 2023
According to KSL.com, another body was found in the same area less than a month ago.
Police said they are unaware of any missing person reports in the area.
An investigation is ongoing.
This story is developing and will be updated.