Body found in river was bridge tender
Westside Seattle news partner Q 13 fox has reported that the body found in the water of the Duwamish River was a Bridge tender who had gone missing. Q13 reported:
"Crews found a body Friday morning in the water near Seattle's Georgetown neighborhood where during a search for a missing bridge operator.
The Seattle Fire Department responded to a report of a missing person at First Avenue South and South River Street. The initial report was a water rescue response.
According to fire officials, the missing person was a bridge operator and there were no witnessed reports of the person falling into the water.
The department's fireboat were to the scene, and the Washington State Patrol and the Seattle Fire Department took over the search.
At about 7:30 a.m., crews found a body in the water that matched the description of the missing operator.
WSP and SPD are taking over the investigation.