Police identify body found in Phoenix canal

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By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas

PHOENIX -- Phoenix police have identified the victim found floating in a canal Wednesday morning.

Police spokesman Sgt. Tommy Thompson said someone in a high-rise apartment complex spotted the body in the canal near Seventh and Campbell avenues and called police.

Officers responded to the scene and discovered the body. The Phoenix Fire Department pulled the body from the canal just north of Campbell Avenue.

Thompson said the body has been identified as Stetson Poleahal, 34.

The medical examiner will determine the cause of death.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Phoenix Police Department or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.