Body found in Banana River in Brevard County

Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a body that was discovered in the Banana River, east of Morningside Drive in Merritt Island.

The body was discovered by a boater around 5:30 p.m.

The Homicide and Crime Scene units are conducting interviews and collecting evidence to determine the circumstances surrounding the death, the sheriff’s office said.

WATCH: Osceola County deputy suspended after hitting man handcuffed to hospital bed

No further information was available.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit at 321-633-8413 or Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS. All calls to Crimeline are confidential and callers can remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward.

No further information was immediately available.

READ: 2 construction workers rescued after being trapped in bucket truck 40 feet in the air

>>>WATCH CH. 9 FOR LIVE UPDATES<<<

See a map of the scene below:

Adam Poulisse, WFTV.com

Adam Poulisse joined WFTV in November 2019.