Chief: Body found at Eastwood MetroPark ID’d, no signs of foul play

An investigation into a body found in Eastwood MetroPark is under way, but there are no signs of foul play, said Five Rivers MetroParks.

The body has been identified as a 24-year-old Jalen A. Shaw, Chief of Public Safety Mark Hess said.

The cause of death has not been determined.

A couple park visitors saw the body floating in the water Monday and called for rangers.

“We do not know exactly when or where the man entered the water,” Hess said. “...Based on the condition of the body, he had probably entered the water earlier that day.”

A 911 caller told dispatchers that they found a body floating in the water near the boat ramp and bathrooms off of Harshman Road.

The caller said that the body was fairly close to shore.

We are working to learn more and will update this story with any new information.

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