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Indianapolis – Police are working to identify a body found floating in the White River Tuesday afternoon.

It happened near 350 S. West Street just after noon. Indianapolis Metro Police and Fire Departments responded after being notified by a gas company worker.

The worker, a Citizens Gas employee, told police he saw the body just off the shore line while working in the area.

Homicide was called to the scene for further investigation.

Police say the body appears to be that of a black male and has been in the water for some time.

The death investigation is ongoing, identification will be released through the coroner.

Investigators will be working with Missing Persons Section after positive identification has been made.