A body has been recovered from the Grand River Saturday morning.

MLive reports that walkers near the Fulton Street bridge spotted what they thought to be a body around 7a.m.

Authorities investigated and confirmed the finding. Firefighters later pulled the body from the river.

According to MLive this is the same general area in which witnesses reported a man disappearing into the river April 9; it has not been confirmed if the incidents are related.

In regard to the April 9 incident, MLive reported:

Grand Rapids Fire Chief John Lehman said there were conflicting reports about how the man got into the river, but witnesses in a boat apparently last saw him near the Gillette Bridge behind DeVos Place.Grand Rapids Fire Chief John Lehman said there were conflicting reports about how the man got into the river, but witnesses in a boat apparently last saw him near the Gillette Bridge behind DeVos Place.

According to a Facebook post from the Grand Rapids Fire Department, personnel were unable to locate the victim.

This is a developing story.

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