Body recovered from Potomac near Chain Bridge

The recovery at Thompson Boathouse. (Photo: Richard Reeve)

Authorities have pulled a body from the Potomac river. The body is believed to have been spotted north of the Chain Bridge.

It was finally pulled from the water down river near Fletcher's Boat House off Canal Road northwest.

Authorities say the body is that of a 65-year-old man. He was discovered by fishermen.