Body of man recovered from Cumberland River in Downtown Nashville

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A water rescue is underway in Downtown Nashville in the Cumberland River.

Rescue crews are looking for a man police say intentionally jumped into the Cumberland River at 100 1st Avenue South at Riverfront Park.

Police officials said a couple of citizens jumped in to help him, but he appeared to not allow the citizens to help him and was resisting any help they tried to give him. The citizens were pulled out of the water safely.

The man’s body has been recovered from the river, police confirmed. He has not been identified.

No other information has been released.

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