A body has been found in rain-swollen Four Mile Run near where it runs into the Potomac River.
First responders from Arlington, Alexandria and D.C. all responded to a report of a person in the water along the 3600 block of Potomac Avenue. The incident is currently being described as a recovery operation and investigation.
“ACPD is responding to investigate,” Arlington County Police spokeswoman Ashley Savage told ARLnow.com early Sunday afternoon. “No details to report at this time.”
Units located one person in the water near the bridge on Potomac Ave. Units are operating in a recovery mode.
— IAFF Local 2141 (@IAFFLocal2141) September 2, 2018
#DCsBravest Fireboat is having a busy day so far. Investigating a possible product in the water at @TheWharfDC and assisting @DCPoliceDept Harbor Division with an incident near 4 Mile Run. We are working with @DOEE_DC regarding the Wharf. pic.twitter.com/xLfbpNJipe
— DC Fire and EMS (@dcfireems) September 2, 2018
At appprox 12:24, public safety personnel responded to the report of an unknown item in the stream. A deceased adult male was recovered from the water. ACPD is conducting an active death investigation. There are no known threats to the community related to this investigation.
— ArlingtonCountyPD (@ArlingtonVaPD) September 2, 2018
Photo courtesy Tatton Oliver