Body found in Potomac River near Harrison Island

Rescue and emergency crews from both Montgomery County in Maryland and Loudoun County in Virginia were on the scene Monday afternoon after a body was spotted in the Potomac River.

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Shortly after 4 p.m., a Montgomery County fire and rescue official indicated that the body had been located, and police were being ferried to the scene to begin the death investigation.

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Boats were deployed from both Edwards Ferry and Whites Ferry to assist in the effort.

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The identity has not been released, nor have they indicated how the person ended up in the water.