Torsos of two dismembered bodies found floating in Detroit River canal

DETROIT (WXYZ) - Two dismembered bodies were found Tuesday morning in a canal near the Detroit river. Both were found without arms, legs or heads.

Detroit police tell 7 Action News that 911 calls came into their department saying the bodies were floating in a the Detroit River's canal, near Riverside and Alter Road.

One body appeared to be male, the other female.

An agent from U.S. Customs and Border Protection found the first body around 6 a.m. while on routine patrol near the Riverfront-Lakewood Park/Alfred Brush Ford Park area.

A second body was found a short time later about a half mile down the river.

"A medical examiner's determination for confirmation on their sexes and cause of death will be needed," said a Detroit Police Department spokesperson.

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