Body pulled from Thames River in Dover Township, foul play not suspected

Thames River in Chatham-Kent, Ont., on Wednesday, May 2, 2018. (Chris Campbell / CTV Windsor)

Chatham-Kent police do not suspect foul play was involved after a body was found in the Thames River Friday.

Police along with Chatham-Kent firefighters removed the person from the river in Dover Township around 6:50 p.m.

The body was then taken to the London Health Science Centre for a forensic autopsy.

Police say officers do not suspect foul play and public safety is not a concern.

Chatham-Kent police are sending condolences to the family and friends of the person found.

Police say the person’s identity will not be released out of respect to the family.