Body Pulled From Back River Thursday
Baltimore County police said a body was pulled from Back River, near the Diamond Point Road and Oriole Avenue area.
UPDATE (11:46 a.m.) An unidentified male body was pulled from Back River Thursday afternoon.
According to reporting by WMAR, workers in the Diamond Point Road and Oriole Avenue area, behind the shuttered Diamond Point Shopping Center, called police at approximately 12:30 p.m. Thursday after finding a body floating in the river.
The body was pulled out, according to WMAR, at 2:15 p.m.
Louise Rogers-Feher, a public information specialist with the Baltimore County Police Department told Patch that the age of person and cause of death, whether it was due to drowning, trauma or something else won't be determined until the medical examiner completes an autopsy.
"The homicide unit and our dive team responded," Rogers-Feher said. "Obviously, it looks like a suspicious death."
Patch will provide more information as it becomes as available.