CHICAGO (STMW) — The body of a 40-year-old woman was pulled from the North Branch of the Chicago River Tuesday morning on the Northwest Side.

Police were notified about 8:15 a.m. of a body in the river near the 4200 block of West Foster Avenue, according to police News Affairs Officer Jose Estrada.

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The police Marine Unit was called to the scene, Estrada said. The body was pulled from the river and identified as that of a 40-year-old woman, authorities said.

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Robbie Garrett, of the 10900 block of South Racine Avenue, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

Area North detectives are conducting a death investigation.

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