Police work to identify body of man found in Scioto River

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities are working to identify the body of a man who was found in the Scioto River in central Ohio.

Kayakers in the river found the man face down in the water around 7 p.m. on Monday in Columbus. Police tell The Columbus Dispatch that the body hadn’t been in the river for long.

Authorities didn’t immediately identify the man. They say he’s between 40 and 60 years old.

It’s unclear how the man died.

Police say an autopsy will determine the man’s cause of death.

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