Bangor Police say a dead body was pulled from the Penobscot River on Friday afternoon.

A police officer working downtown first noticed the person in the water. WABI-TV reports emergency crews were called, but it was discovered that the person was already deceased.

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The police department's Criminal Investigation Division was on the scene Friday afternoon, looking into the circumstances of the case. So far, officials have not released whether the person is a man or a woman, or their identity.

We'll update this story when more details become available. 

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