A body was found this morning in the Intracoastal Waterways in Gulf Shores.

Around 7:20 a.m., officers responded to a radio call of a body in the water one mile west of Canal Park.

The cause of death is not immediately known. The deceased is a white male in his 40’s. Next of kin has not yet been notified.

The body was taken to the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences Laboratory in Mobile.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Jason Woodruff at (251) 968-1238. After hours or on weekend, calls should be directed to (251) 968-2431.