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Police recover body from Niagara River

Police recover body from Niagara River

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Buffalo police recovered the body of a white male from the Niagara River on Thursday morning, a department spokesman said.

The Underwater Recovery Team retrieved the body shortly before 7:30 a.m.

The report of a body floating in the water came in about 5:20 a.m., according to Buffalo Police spokesman Michael J. DeGeorge.

The Erie County Medical Examiner's Office will conduct an autopsy to determine cause of death.

Maki Becker

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Chief of the Breaking News/Criminal Justice Desk

I've worked at The Buffalo News since 2005. I previously worked as a reporter at the New York Daily News and the Charlotte Observer and was a special correspondent for the Los Angeles Times.

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