ASHLAND CITY, Tenn. (WKRN) — A body was recovered from the Cumberland River in Cheatham County Tuesday afternoon.

Police say the body was spotted around 3:45 p.m. by a fisherman on the Cumberland River, near the old Kensworth plant.

Sheriff Mike Breedlove said details are preliminary, but it appears the body is a white male and has been in the water for a long time.

Authorities say the body has some tattoos, which are expected to help in the identification process.

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There are currently no reports of missing persons in Cheatham County.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is assisting in this case.