BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A fisherman spotted a body floating in the water near the Small Boat Harbor Sunday morning.

South District officers and homicide detectives responded to the scene along with the underwater recovery team.

Police say that it appears the body may have been in the water for some time.

Authorities are attempting to identify the man and medical examiners are expected to perform an autopsy to determine a cause of death.