Body found in Genesee River in downtown Rochester

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Water recovery teams are working in downtown Rochester after a body was found in the Genesee River.

Firefighters are set up in the area of Court Street after the discovery around 9:30 a.m. on Monday.

First responders are asking drivers to avoid the area.

At this time, it’s not clear how the person ended up in the water.

UPDATE: Firefighters say the body has been removed from the water. The death appears to be a suicide, crews say.

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