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Autopsy to be performed on male body found in Bay Point canal

Officials recover a body in the Contra Costa Canal near Virginia Drive and Alves Lane in Bay Point, Calif. on Thursday, March 24, 2016. (KGO-TV)

A man's body was recovered Thursday afternoon in unincorporated Bay Point by a dive team with the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office.

The remains were found in the Contra Costa Canal, near Virginia Drive and Alves Lane at 11:30 a.m.

An autopsy is expected to be performed on the body. Officials are working to identify the man and figure out cause of death.

Bay City News contributed to this story.

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