Body found in Potomac River

A body was found just south of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge in the Potomac River on Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.

Prince George’s County police and the U.S. Coast Guard said the body was found about 2:30 p.m. They said authorities are investigating how the body got there and who will be handling the case.

Matt Zapotosky covers the federal district courthouse in Alexandria, where he tries to break news from a windowless office in which he is not allowed to bring his cell phone.

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