CHICAGO (STMW) — The body of a man was found Monday in the Chicago River on the Lower West Side.

A resident of the area found the body at 9:23 a.m. in the river in the 2600 block of South Ashland Avenue, police said.

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The body was recovered from the water, according to Fire Media Affairs.

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Chicago Police are conducting a death investigation pending results of an autopsy on Tuesday.

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