Body found in Silver Lake

Dover Police and Fire investigate a body that was found in Silver Lake off Lake View Drive on Tuesday. (Delaware State News/Marc Clery)

DOVER — Investigation was ongoing after a body was found in the east side of Silver Lake early Tuesday afternoon, Dover Police said.

According to spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman, officers were called to the Lakeview Drive area just after 1 p.m. Dover Fire Department also responded and a body was retrieved from the water.

Detectives were collecting evidence and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner was en route to the scene at mid-afternoon, police said. No positive identification was immediately available as investigation continued.

Police said more information would be released when available.

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