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Body found near Frog Hollow Park, death investigation now underway

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Posted at 5:11 PM, Jun 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-22 19:11:25-04

Denver Police are investigating after finding a body in the South Platte River early Wednesday afternoon.

Officers were called out to the area of 8th Avenue and Zuni Street at around 1:42 p.m. for a report of a possible drowning, according a tweet sent by Denver Police Department.

An update came in three minutes later by police, stating that this was now a death investigation.

Due to the early stages of the investigation, the victim's identity or the cause of death is unknown at this time. The investigation into this death is ongoing.

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