Police Ask for Help to Identify Man's Body Recovered From Trinity River

Police said a hiker spotted the body of an unidentified female around 8:30 a.m. near Loop 12, by the Joppa Preserve.

Police in Irving are asking for the public's help to identify the body of a man recovered Saturday from the Trinity River.

Canoers spotted the body in a tree or brush area in the river between Dallas and Irving, near South Walton Walker Boulevard, Irving police said.

Dallas Fire-Rescue said it was called to assist with the recovery of the body at around 11:34 a.m.

Police said the man is either white or Hispanic and between 30 and 40 years old. He is between 5 feet, 10 inches and 6 feet, 2 inches tall and weighed between 173 and 220 pounds.

He has several tattoos, police said. On his back it says "God Forgive Me;" on his right shoulder it says "Brenda;" on his left shoulder it says "Joubert;" and on his right forearm it says "SMC."

No other information, including the man's identity or cause of death, was immediately available Saturday.

Police said no foul play was suspected and anyone with information was asked to call Irving police at 972-273-1010 or

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