Unidentified body pulled from river in Johns Creek

Unidentified body pulled from river in Johns Creek

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. (AP) - Authorities are working to identify a body that was pulled from the Chattahoochee River.

Johns Creek spokesman Doug Nurse says a person riding in a canoe called police after seeing the body Monday afternoon. Authorities say the body was recovered close to the shoreline near McGinnis Ferry Road.

Information on the person's approximate age and gender wasn't immediately available.

Johns Creek police and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources are investigating.

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