An investigation is underway after a worker found a body in the Schuylkill River near the Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refinery Tuesday night.
The employee was conducting a weekly check at the refinery at 8:06 p.m. on 3100 W. Passyunk Avenue when he discovered a partially decomposed body in the Schuylkill River. The unidentified man was recovered by the marine unit and pronounced dead at 8:33 p.m. by a medic.
Police say the victim is a white male who was wearing a long sleeve blue shirt, tan pants, black sneakers and gloves. They are working to determine his identity as well as a cause of death.