Man's body recovered from Mississippi River near U of M campus

Authorities recovered a man's body from the Mississippi River near the Washington Avenue Bridge in Minneapolis Monday afternoon. 

Hennepin County Sheriff's deputies located the body around 4:00 p.m. after responding to a 911 call of a possible body in the river. 

The sheriff's office is still investigating the incident. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office will identify the man and release the official cause of death.