Police: Body found in Canton near Monument Park

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CANTON – Police confirmed that a body was found near Monument Park in the water.

The body was located by 7th Street and Monument Park Drive.

Upon arrival, police found the male about six feet from the shore. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

The victim was described as an African-American or Hispanic male, between 25 and 35. His identity and cause of death is unknown at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Contact Police Detective Bureau at 330-489-3144.

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