A fisherman spotted a body floating in the Willamette River near Zidel Marine in southwest Portland on Thursday morning.
Portland firefighters and Multnomah County river patrol deputies responded around 7:30 a.m. and recovered the body from the river near the Old Spaghetti Factory in the Johns Landing neighborhood.
They took the body back to the Willamette River Patrol dock, where a medical examiner and sheriff's office detectives took over the investigation.
Deputies haven't released the identity or the gender of the person. The person's cause of death is also unknown.
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