FRIDLEY, Minn. - The body of a 59-year-old Fridley man was recovered from the Mississippi River on Sunday afternoon.
Two passing canoeists saw the body just south of the Interstate 694 Bridge at about 2 p.m. They paddled to shore and notified authorities.
The Fridley Fire Department, Fridley Police Department and the Anoka County Sheriff's Office responded and removed the body from the water.
Officials said that there was no visible sign of trauma to the body. They said it appeared to have been in the water for several days.
The incident is currently being handled as a death investigation.
Authorities are not releasing the name of victim at this time.
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