MPD: No indications of foul play after body found in water

(IMAGE: WPMI) MPD investigating death of person reported missing

Mobile police pulled a body from a canal along the state docks Friday morning.

A worker in the area of 100 Industrial Canal Road East spotted the body in the water behind Three Mile Drydock around 7:20 Friday morning and called 911.

Police say the man was reported missing near the location yesterday.

At this point police say they've spotted no signs of foul play.

"We're investigating it as if it were a homicide but right now there's no indication that it is," said Cpl. Kenneth Gillespie.

Police say they know the victim's identity but won't release it until the family is notified.

The body was transported for an autopsy.

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