Police recover man’s body from the Jordan River
Published: April 27, 2014 05:55PM
Updated: April 27, 2014 10:15PM
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Scott Sommerdorf | The Salt Lake Tribune Ducks swim in an area of the Jordan River near where a body was found in the water near 10000 South, Sunday, April 27, 2014.

South Jordan police recovered a body from the Jordan River Sunday.

People were out walking dogs along the river near 10000 South when they saw the body about 8:15 a.m. Officers and rescuers arrived and found it belonged to a man, according to a police news release.

Investigators were not immediately sure how long the body was in the water.

Officers turned the body over to the state medical examiner’s office, which will work with South Jordan detectives on the victim’s identity and how he died.

Authorities closed the Jordan River Parkway Trail while investigators combed the river for clues.

mmcfall@sltrib.com

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