Crime

Body found face-down on rocks in Trinity River in Fort Worth, authorities say

A body was discovered Wednesday on rocks in the Trinity River in Fort Worth, police said.

A person who reported the body to authorities about 1:30 p.m. said it was face-down near Christal’s, a sex shop in the 6700 block of Randol Mill Road.

It was not clear whether the body was male or female, or an adult or juvenile, a Fort Worth police spokesman said.

The body was pulled from the water and will be identified by the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office. A pathologist will determine the cause and manner of death.

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Emerson Clarridge covers crime and other breaking news for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. He works evenings and reports on law enforcement affairs in Tarrant County. He previously was a reporter at the Omaha World-Herald and the Observer-Dispatch in Utica, New York.
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