Body found in the Schuylkill near Boathouse Row

Police on Monday recovered the body of a man from the Schuylkill near Boathouse Row in Fairmount Park.

The body was found about 8:35 a.m. along Kelly Drive in the Ninth Police District.

The crew of Police Boat 5 recovered the remains and the man was formally pronounced dead at 8:55 a.m., police said.

The body was turned over to the Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy. Police are still trying to identify the man.