Police conducting death investigation after body found floating in the C & D canal in Delaware City

Troopers are currently conducting a death investigation after a body was discovered floating in the Delaware City Canal on Tuesday morning.

DELAWARE CITY (DE): Delaware State Police say they are investigating a death after a body was reportedly floating in the Delaware City canal.

Troopers responded just after 10:30 am. this morning to Bulk Head Shoal Chanel in Delaware City to investigate.

Police say the male was removed from the scene and turned over to the Delaware Division of Forensic Science to confirm the deceased’s identity and perform an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of death.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1800 842-8461).  You may also email the unit Director at debra.reed@state.de.us.