Man's body found floating in Flint River at Lapeer's Rotary Park

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LAPEER (WJRT) (8/26/2018) - Police are trying to identify the body of a man found floating in the Flint River at Rotary Park in Lapeer on Sunday.

Police responded to reports of the body around 4:45 p.m. They found the man's body floating facedown in the middle of the river.

Authorities retrieved the body and turned it over to the Lapeer County Medical Examiner's Office, which will conduct an autopsy.

The Lapeer Police Department could not immediately identify the man. He was wearing a white shirt, black shorts and a red backpack when he was located.

Investigators also are trying to determine how the man ended up in the river.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call Det. Sgt. Craig Gormley at 810-664-0833.

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