Aug 212012

PHOENIX – Phoenix Fire crews have found the body of a man who fell into a Phoenix canal Wednesday night.

Phoenix Police spokesman James Holmes said officers received a call reporting a man had fallen into a canal near the 101 and McDowell.

Police said initial reports indicate the man had been drinking with a small group of  friends when he went into the canal and did not come out.

Authorities found the man’s body around 6:15 p.m. Air15 video showed crews pulling the body from the canal.

Police said they are treating this as an accidental drowning.

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