Body pulled from Cumberland River in Nashville

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Emergency crews pulled a body from the Cumberland River in Nashville Monday night.

The Nashville Fire Department said first responders recovered the body of “a person reported to be deceased” in the river, but did not provide a specific location.

Metro police and the Medical Examiner have taken over the scene and will conduct any additional investigations, according to the fire department.

No other information was immediately released.

The department said Sunday that crews spotted what appeared to be a person floating down the river near First Avenue South and Broadway and efforts were underway to recover the body. Emergency crews have not said whether this is believed to be connected.

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