10. 05. 12. - 15:35
Body found in the Salzach river
Salzburg police are investigating after a body was discovered in the River Salzach on Thursday.
The alarm was raised at 10:30 AM and local firemen were called to pull the lifeless body from the River near the area of the Makartstegs.
Police spokesman Anton Schentz said inflation was eagerly indicated that the body was of a woman. Because of the large number of people who stopped to watch what was happening, police had to seal of the area so that the body could be recovered.
Any indication of the identity of the body is at the moment not available. Likewise there is also no indication as to the cause of death.