Body pulled from water near Montreal's Old Port; cause of death unknown

Montreal police says a body that was pulled out of the Saint Lawrence River will be sent to the coroner's office. (Cosmo Santamaria/CTV News)

Montreal police (SPVM) says a body that was pulled out of the Saint Lawrence River, near the Old Port, Monday evening will be sent to the coroner's office.

Officers say the hope is to be able to identify the person and determine cause of death.

No other information is known at this time.