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Homicide detectives Thursday were investigating the death of a person whose body was found under a bridge over the San Diego River in the Grantville area.

A person flagged down a San Diego Police officer around 11:55 p.m. Wednesday after finding the body in the riverbed near 4200 Camino Del Rio North.

Officers were led under under the bridge and found the body partially covered and submerged in the water.

Homicide investigators were called to the scene and are investigating the incident as a suspicious death.

Police said there were no obvious signs of trauma, and the both gender and identity of the victim were not immediately released.

Anyone with information about the incident was asked to call the police homicide unit at (619) 531-2293 or San Diego County Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.

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