INDIO (CBS) —  A man’s body was found Friday in a canal near Highway 111.

Employees from Coachella Valley Water District working in the All American Canal found the body in the canal north of Highway 111 and east of Madison Street about 11:15 a.m., Indio Police Department spokesman Benjamin Guitron said.

“The body at this time appears to be a male adult and we have no further information,” Guitron said. “We are waiting for the Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner and the Riverside County Sheriff’s Dive Team to arrive to assist with the removal of the body from the canal.”

Anyone with information about the body was asked to call the Indio Police Department at (760) 391-4057, or Coachella Valley Crime Stoppers at (760) 341-7867.

(©2012 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)


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