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Police on scene of body in canal

Port Arthur Police, fire department and sheriff’s deputies are on scene of the recovery of a body in the water near the Port of Port Arthur.

The call came in at 9:33 a.m. Wednesday and by the time first responders arrived the body had shifted in the water and is now in a position where it will take time to recover, PAPD Deputy Chief Martin “Bubba” Blitch said.

Details are limited at this time. Check back as more information becomes available.