Body found in Cumberland River

Woman's body found in Jackson County (Image 1)
Woman's body found in Jackson County (Image 1)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – An unidentified body was found in the Cumberland River Friday evening.

Authorities tell Nashville's News 2 that a fisherman called 911 about what looked like a body floating in the Cumberland River.

Rescue workers first checked the area around the Shelby Park boat ramp.

They eventually recovered the body in the Bordeaux area, under the Martin Luther King Bridge, around 5:30 p.m.

The victim's identity is unclear at this point.

The remains were returned over to authorities.

A medical examiner will determine the cause of death.

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