Body of man discovered floating near Dumbarton Bridge

The body of a man was discovered Monday morning floating near the Dumbarton Bridge in Fremont, according to a police spokeswoman.

Police said a call came in just before 9 a.m. that a body was seen floating in the water near Marshlands Road.

According to police spokeswoman Geneva Bosques, officers responded to the area along with Fremont firefighters. Firefighters deployed a rescue raft and recovered the body shortly after 10 a.m.

The identification of the man and his cause of death are under investigation. Bosques said investigators remain on scene Monday afternoon searching for additional evidence.