Divers recover body from Grand River in Grand Rapids

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The Kent County dive team helped pull a male body from the Grand River Friday.

Authorities responded to the 1500 block of Scribner Avenue NW around 1:49 p.m. Friday after receiving a report about a body in the river. The Kent County Sheriff’s Office’s dive team was called in shortly thereafter.

24 Hour News 8 was there as authorities recovered the body. The Grand Rapids Police Department is awaiting autopsy results to determine who the victim is and how they died.

The GRPD Major Case Team is handling the investigation. Anyone with information in this case is encouraged to call police at 616.456.3604 or Silent Observer at 616.774.2345.

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