Body pulled from Chicago River near South Loop

CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - A body was pulled from the Chicago River Friday evening near the South Loop.

The body was found at 8:01 p.m. near the 300 block of West 18th Street, according to Chicago Police.

It was the remains of a male, but his age wasn’t immediately known, police said.

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office hasn’t released details about the death.