Body recovered from channel near Boom Island

A death investigation is underway after Hennepin County Sheriff's deputies recovered a body near Boom Island in Minneapolis, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office spokesman.

At 4 p.m. Thursday, deputies responded to a report of a body spotted in the water.

When officials arrived, they found a man's body in a channel near Boom Island. 

The medical examiner will make an identification and determine the cause of death.