Body found in Coachella canal Friday

Body found in Coachella canal Friday

Taylor Martinez

The body of an unidentified male was found in the Coachella Canal in Indio.

Reports came in just after noon Friday, leading to a response from the Riverside County dive team.

The reports were initially reported in the area of Mile and Madison, but crews removed the body at Highway 111 and Madison causing a partial road closure.

No other information is available at this time.

The coroner is on scene investigating the possible cause of death.