Man's body found in Boise canal

The coroner has released the identity of the man.

BOISE -- Police are investigating after a man's body was found in Settlers Canal in Boise Wednesday morning. 

The body was recovered from the canal at 11:30 a.m. by the Boise Fire dive team.

Later Wednesday, the Ada County coroner identified the man as 52-year-old Ruben R. Gonzales. The coroner said Gonzales has no fixed address.

Police have not said how long the body had been been in the water. 

The coroner said no foul play is suspected.

A forensic inspection was scheduled for Wednesday afternoon, and toxicology tests will be conducted to determine the cause and manner of death. It could take several weeks to get the results of those tests.

 

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