District authorities pulled a body from the Potomac River on Tuesday afternoon near Southwest Washington, officials said.

D.C. fire boats were called to an area near Hains Point and the 14th Street bridge where they found the body just before 5 p.m., said Battalion Fire Chief Brian Lee, a fire department spokesman.

Homicide detectives were called to investigate, but officials did not say whether there were any signs of trauma to the body, said Officer Paul Metcalf, a police spokesman. The body was identified only as a man.