A man's body was found along the banks of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, Delaware State Police said.
Passersby found the body Friday, October 4, 2019, just west of the Saint Georges Bridge, police said.
The remains are those of a black man, but his age isn't known.
The body was turned over to the state Division of Forensic Science for an autopsy.
Police are asking anyone who may have information on the case to call Sgt. Yeich by calling 302.741.2703.
Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1.800.TIP.3333.