By Mary Chappell

Chicago (CBS) — First-responders recovered a body from the Des Plaines River near Joliet on Friday.

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Police officers responded at about 11:23 a.m. to North Bluff Street and West Jefferson Street after a boater reported a body in the river.

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Authorities found what appeared to be a Black adult on the west bank of the river, showing no signs of life, according to a press release from the Joliet Police Department.

Fire crews recovered the body and the Will County Coroner’s Office pronounced the person dead on the scene.

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Police are investigating the incident and said no further information is available pending the identification of the victim.