Human Remains Discovered in the Schuylkill River

Philadelphia police reported that a marine unit was called to the scene near Spring Garden Street at approximately 3:40 p.m., after a body was discovered floating in the river.

The authorities have identified the deceased as a black male in his 30s, who went by the name “John Doe.” Medics from Medic 13 pronounced him dead at 5:10 p.m.

The initial evaluations suggest that there are no indications of any physical injuries or trauma. As the investigation continues, additional information will be shared.

Editor’s note: Initially, the police reported that the discovery was made in the Delaware River. However, a correction was issued later stating that it was actually found in the Schuylkill River. We have updated the story to ensure accuracy.

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