Body pulled from Shafter canal

The recovery is underway Friday morning, Aug. 25, 2017, in Shafter, Calif., after a body was spotted in a canal. (KBAK/KBFX photo/Claudette Stefanian)

A body was pulled Friday morning from a canal in Shafter.

Police are handling the case, with the help of search-and-rescue volunteers from the Kern County Sheriff's Office.

Authorities said utility workers spotted the body shortly after 7 a.m.

Identification will come from the coroner's office.

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