Body found in Black River

Body found in Black River
A body was pulled from the Black River Wednesday afternoon (Source: WWNY)

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) - A body has been recovered from the Black River in Watertown.

Workers at Brookfield Renewable Power on Mill Street spotted the body Wednesday afternoon and notified authorities.

Watertown fire and police officials retrieved the body, which is believed to be that of a man possibly in his 50s.

City police are investigating. Officials said they believe they know who the man is, but the investigation is in its early stages.

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