Woman's body found in canal

POSTED: Thursday, April 15, 2010 - 8:11am

UPDATED: Friday, June 4, 2010 - 12:00am

Baton Rouge police are investigating the discovery of a body in a canal.

A fisherman found a woman in the water near Alamonster and Greenwell Street, yesterday afternoon. Officials said the body appears to be that of a white woman.

Investigators believe she'd been in the water a relatively short period of time.

The victim has not been identified and an autopsy will be performed.