Elkhart officials investigating body found in St. Joseph River

ELKHART, Ind., ---- The Elkhart Homicide Unit is investigating a deceased man found in the St. Joseph River Sunday afternoon.

Officials say around 3:52 p.m. a paddle-boarder called 911 in reference to a man's body he discovered in the river near the 2100 block of Edgewater Boulevard.

A 41-year-old deceased man was pulled from the water.

Per protocol, the Elkhart Homicide Unit was activated.

At this time authorities have not released a cause and manner of death, but there is not believed to be a danger to the public.

At this time the male's name is being withheld, while his family is notified. 

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