03/21/2013 05:46 EDT | Updated 05/21/2013 05:12 EDT

Police investigating after body found in Humber River

Toronto police have confirmed that a body was found in the Humber River on Thursday afternoon.

Const. Tony Vella told CBC News that police received a call at 2:44 p.m.

The marine unit has been called in to retrieve the body, which was spotted in the river along the Humber River Recreational Trail in the Finch Avenue West and Islington Avenue area.

Police are now investigating.