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Authorities confirm body found in the water in the Flats

Posted: 1:53 PM, Mar 14, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-14 19:13:18Z
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CLEVELAND — Emergency crews were called to the Flats Thursday afternoon just before 1:30 p.m. for a person reported in the water.

A Cleveland Fire Department spokesperson said firefighters responded to the 1000 block of Old River Road.

Authorities confirmed a man's body was found floating in an area where a break wall collects debris. It's not known how long he was in the water.

The body was transported to the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office.