Police identify body recovered from Cumberland River

Published: Jun. 14, 2022 at 8:07 PM CDT
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - On Tuesday night, a body was found in the Cumberland River in downtown Nashville.

Nashville Fire officials told News4 they received a report of something floating in the water that resembled a person. NFD crews were then dispatched to 700 1st Ave North.

Upon arrival, crews could confirm that there was a victim in the water. Metro Nashville Police are also on the scene and will take over the investigation once NFD crews have the victim removed from the water.

Police identified the man as Joshua Cain McCormack, 35, Columbia, TN. They also confirmed no apparent signs of trauma; however, the Medical Examiner will work to determine the cause of death.

This is an ongoing investigation, and we will update the story as we learn more.

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