Body Found in Baltimore's East Channel Thursday Morning
Updated: Thursday, February 27 2014, 02:12 PM EST
Baltimore police were dispatched to an area south of Canton on Thursday morning for reports of a body in the East Channel.
Officers were dispatched around 9:38 a.m. to the 2200 block of S. Clinton Street, an area just north of the Fort McHenry Tunnel, south of The Shops at Canton Crossing.
By 12:30 p.m. officers said the sex and race of the body found had not been determined. Witnesses on the scene said the body appeared to have been a woman.
Homicide detectives are actively investigating the incident. The body has been taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for further investigation.