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NOPD: Body found in Industrial Canal

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - New Orleans Police are investigating an incident where a body was found in the Industrial Canal. The discovery was made Saturday around 6:35 p.m. near the 4600 block of Urquhart Street.

Police say that the body of a man was found near the Industrial Locks and St. Claude Bridge. Shortly thereafter, authorities also recovered the body of a dog from the water. 

The man's ID and cause of death are unknown at this time. Investigators say there are no visible signs of visible signs of trauma to the man's body.  An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death. 

If you have any information that could help police with this case, you are asked to call the NOPD at 504-821-2222.

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