SAVANNAH, GA (May 7, 2014): Multiple units of the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department are investigating the cause of death of a man whose body was pulled from the Savannah River this morning.

At approximately 8:30 a.m. Downtown Precinct patrol officers responded to 200 block of east River Street where passersby discovered the body of an unidentified white male floating in the river near the dock.

Marine Patrol removed the body from the river. Violent Crimes detectives are working to identify the body. Also, Forensics and the Coroner’s office responded to the scene.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation will perform an autopsy to determine the cause of death. This is an ongoing investigation.