Body Pulled From the Schuylkill River

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    Police are trying to identify a body found in the Schuylkill River this morning. (Published Monday, Mar 31, 2014)

    Philadelphia Police plucked a body from the Schuylkill River this morning.

    The man’s body was found around 9 a.m. in the river near the 3000 block of Penrose Avenue in South Philadelphia, According to police spokeswoman Jillian Russell.

    The location is near where the George C Platt Bridge crosses the river to connect the Schuylkill Expressway (I-76) and Interstate 95.

    Various police vehicles and an ambulance could be seen on the bank of the river moments after the body was removed from the water.

    Police didn’t identify the man.

    This incident comes on the heels of two other recent incidents where a body was found in the river.

    Last week, police found a missing 21-year-old woman’s body in the river. And earlier this month, a body was found near the South Street Bridge.

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