PD: Body recovered from Phoenix canal

A recovery operation was held on Thursday morning in Phoenix after a body was found in a canal.

According to the Phoenix Fire Department, firefighters responded to an area near 15th Avenue and Dunlap on March 4 after receiving reports of a body in a canal from a Maricopa County Flood Control official.

"This is now a body recovery and The Phoenix Police Department will be taking over the investigation," the department said in a statement.

The victim's age and sex are unknown at this time.

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