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

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Posted at 7:59 PM, Aug 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-02 16:07:55-04

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.