A woman drowned in a west Valley canal, just hours after a body was found in the same area.
The incident happened around 1 a.m. on Monday in the area of 99th Avenue and McDowell Road in west Phoenix.
Phoenix Police say a man called 911 after spotting a woman struggling to stay above water in a canal.
Firefighters from Phoenix, Avondale and Tolleson responded to the scene. Unfortunately, by the time rescuers arrived on scene, the woman had drowned. Firefighters recovered the body.