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FD: Body pulled from Mesa canal, investigation underway

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Posted at 5:25 PM, May 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-02 20:26:11-04

MESA, AZ — Authorities are investigating after a body was pulled from a canal in Mesa on Thursday.

According to Mesa fire officials, rescue crews responded to reports of a body in a canal off Alma School Road, north of Rio Salado Parkway around 5 p.m.

The person was determined to be dead by the first responding fire department crew. It was not immediately clear or known how the body ended up in the canal.

The person has not yet been identified.

The Mesa Police Department is investigating.