Body Found in Black Rock Canal

September 27, 2013 Updated Jun 12, 2010 at 11:34 PM EDT

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Body Found in Black Rock Canal

September 27, 2013 Updated Jun 12, 2010 at 11:34 PM EDT

BUFFALO, NY ( WKBW ) The body of a man was found floating in the Black Rock canal on Saturday and now police are trying to figure out who the man was and how he ended up in the water.

Some people fishing spotted the body near LaSalle Park in Buffalo around 4:30 p.m..

Police tell Eyewitness News it appears the body had been in the water for sometime. At this point it's not clear if the man drowned or if there is some other cause of death.