MINNEAPOLIS — St. Paul Police are trying to identify a body pulled from the Mississippi River.READ MORE: 'Emotions Are Going To Flow': Carli Lloyd To Play Final U.S. National Team Match In St. Paul
The body was discovered by two children at 1:09 p.m. Saturday near the area of South Joy Avenue and West Water Street.READ MORE: 'Loving' Wisconsin Family Among Kidnapped Missionaries In Haiti
Sgt. Paul Paulos says the body was located near a main railroad trestle by the Union Pacific railroad bridge. The kids who discovered the body quickly told railroad workers, who then called police.
“It’s unclear who this person is at this time,” Paulos said. “We’re working with our partners at the Ramsey County medical examiner’s office to determine who the party was that was found floating in the river.”MORE NEWS: Woman Walking Dog Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver In Blaine
Paulos says the man didn’t have any identification on him.