Authorities investigating discovery of body in Buckeye canal

Posted at 5:21 PM, Sep 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-24 20:28:29-04

Police  are investigating a body found in Buckeye Friday afternoon.

Authorities were called to the scene near Hazen and Miller Roads around 4:30 p.m.

Air15 video from the scene showed Buckeye Police officers and Maricopa County Sheriff's deputies searching a canal nearby.

The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office confirmed a body was found, but referred all further questions to the Buckeye Police Department.

A Buckeye police spokesman said human remains were found partially submerged in an irrigation canal. No further details about the body or how it died were released.

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