Fisherman discovers woman's body in canal

Police are on scene after a woman's body was found in a canal near China Grade Loop in Bakersfield, Calif., July, 14, 2017. (KBAK/KBFX photo)

A woman's body has been found in a canal near China Grade Loop.

A fisherman called 911 just before midnight to report a body floating in the canal, according to the Bakersfield Police Department.

The Bakersfield Fire Department recovered the woman’s body from the canal. Her identity and cause of death will be released by the coroner’s office.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact police at (661) 327-7111.

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