Police: Body found in Barge Canal


UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Utica Police Department announced the discovery of a body along the Barge Canal, Sunday.

According to officials, at approximately 11:30 a.m., they received a call claiming that a dead body had been spotted in the canal near Wells Ave. in North Utica.

Upon arrival at the scene, the Police discovered a 60-year old male dead along the water.

Police are currently waiting for the autopsy results for a positive ID of the man and to determine his cause of death.

Foul play is not suspected in the case, however, more information will be provided as it becomes available.

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