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Young man found dead in canal

(Body found in a canal early Monday morning)….It was found by Imperial Irrigation District employees.

Deputy Coroner Rodolfo Barron says it was called in at 6:40 in the morning. He says the employees found the body in the Brier Canal near Cole Road and Bowker in Calexico. Barron says there is not much information, other than the body was a young Hispanic man in his teens or in his 20’s. The Deputy Coroner said there was no identification on the body. He said the investigation is continuing. An autopsy to determine a cause of death is pending.