Police: Body found in Schuylkill River near University City

- Authorities are responding after a passerby noticed a body in the Schuylkill river. 

Police say they received a 911 call for a body in the water around 3 p.m. near Market Street and N. Schuylkill Avenue. 

A police boat responded and retrieve a 49-year-old Hispanic man, who they say was wedged against the wall. 

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. 

This is a developing story. Stay with FOX 29 for updates. 

 

 

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