D.C. firefighters recovered a body Monday in the Potomac River off Roosevelt Island, according to authorities.

Vito Maggiolo, a spokesman for the fire department, said someone spotted the body and called police about 6:35 a.m.

He said firefighters found the body about 6:50 a.m. in a channel between the island and the Virginia shoreline. Maggiolo had no other immediate details.

D.C. police are handling the investigation.