Body of male found floating in Inner Harbor

May 11, 2011|By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun

A male body was found Wednesday afternoon in the Inner Harbor, near the Spirit of Baltimore cruise ship, officials said.

Someone called 911 after the body was observed floating near the Light Street pavilion at about 5 p.m., fire department spokesman Kevin Cartwright said. It was unclear how long the body had been in the water, but Cartwrihgt said it appeared to be in a state of decomposition. The race and age were unclear.

He said the body was in possession of the Police Department and will be sent to the state medical examiner's office for an autopsy to determine an identity.



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