SASKATOON -- A body was discovered in the South Saskatchewan River Saturday morning, according to Saskatoon Police Service (SPS).

In a news release, SPS said it received information around 11:47 a.m. about a body seen in the river near the Train Bridge.

The Saskatoon Fire Department assisted and retrieved a male’s body from the river, the release said.

According to police, life saving measures were unsuccessful and the male was pronounced dead.

The investigation is ongoing.