Police seek help in identifying body found near Tidal Basin

WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man whose body was found in the water near the Tidal Basin.

Police say the body was found Saturday afternoon between the Tidal Basin and a bridge carrying Interstate 395 across the Washington Channel of the Potomac River.

Authorities say the man was black and 30 to 50 years old. He had a laminated business card around his neck with the words "Fuzz W.S. Fuzzy Shoe Shine Doctor."

Anyone with information is asked to call Metropolitan Police at (202) 727-9099.

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