Body of Dead Woman Found in Potomac River Near Watergate

LANHAM, Md. (CBSDC) – Police are investigating the discovery of a woman’s body found in the Potomac River Friday afternoon.

The unidentified woman was found in the water around 1:45 p.m. near the Thompson Boat Center by the Watergate Hotel, Metropolitan Police say.

Police are working to determine the cause of death of the woman.

This story will be updated.

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