Body recovered from Ship Canal in Ballard

Body recovered from Ship Canal in Ballard
The roof of a police patrol car at night, with the blue and red lights flashing.

SEATTLE — A man’s body was recovered Saturday from the Lake Washington Ship Canal in Ballard and police are investigating.

Firefighters and the Seattle Police Harbor Patrol were called after 8:30 p.m. near Shilshole Avenue Northwest and 15th Avenue Northwest for a report of a deceased person in the water.

Police did not say how long the man was in the water.

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Investigators said they will work with the medical examiner to determine the man’s cause of death.