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Water rescue at Phoenix canal turns deadly

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PHOENIX -

Crews went to a canal to perform a rescue, but when they arrived, they realized it was too late.

Police say the body of an adult male was found in a canal near 16th Street and Baseline on Tuesday morning.

There were originally reports of a rescue, but when authorities arrived, the person was already dead. Police say the man may be a transient.

It isn't clear if the man drowned or if died another way before he was found.

Officers don't suspect foul play.

This is a developing story. Stay with FOX 10 News for updates.

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