Body found floating in canal in Akron

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AKRON, Ohio – The Akron Fire Department reported Saturday a body was found floating in a canal.

The discovery was made around 9:30 a.m.

It was found at Dart Ave. and West Thornton Street.

According to police, kayakers found the body.

The victim has not been identified.

The Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office will conduct an autopsy.

Akron police say it is not the swimmer that has been missing in the area for a week.

FOX 8 has reached out to investigators for more information.

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