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Police work to ID man found dead near Veteran’s Memorial Bridge

Authorities are trying to identify a body found near the county lines of Jefferson and Orange.

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office located the body of a white male in the water approximately a quarter mile from the Veteran’s Memorial Bridge.

Police said they made the discovery at 11:30 a.m. Friday.

Investigators are currently working to positively identify the male.

Police said the name would not be released until an identification had been made and family had been properly notified.