Man's body found floating in the Hillsborough River, police say

TAMPA, Fla. - A body was found floating in the Hillsborough River Tuesday evening.

According to Tampa Police, they received a report about a body floating in the Hillsborough River near the W Columbus Drive bridge shortly after 5:00 p.m.

They recovered the body, later identified as59-year-old Elijah Freeman, near the North Boulevard bridge. 

According to police, a friend reported that they last spoke with Freeman on Monday

At this time, the case is under investigation, though there appear to be no signs of foul play.

 

Print this article Back to Top