Franklin Police are investigating a man's death after his body was spotted by kayakers in the Harpeth River on Saturday morning.

Officials say the kayakers spotted the man in the river near the Chestnut Bend subdivision in Franklin around 8:20 a.m.

The Franklin man was identified in the preliminary investigation, but his name will not be released until his next-of-kin has been notified.

His cause of death will be determined by a medical examiner, but officials say foul play is unlikely.

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