BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Buffalo Police say they responded to the call of a body floating in the water at the foot of Ferry just before 5:30 a.m. Thursday.

According to police, the Underwater Recovery Team retrieved the body of a white man from the Niagara River.

The Erie County medical examiners will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

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