Body found in Point Defiance Park in Tacoma

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TACOMA, Wash.  — Firefighters have recovered a body from Point Defiance Park in Tacoma.

The News Tribune reports someone spotted a body Monday afternoon near the Narrows Viewpoint in the park and called 911.

Tacoma Fire spokesman Joe Meinecke says firefighters were dispatched for a rescue effort by boat and vehicle along the beach but the effort turned into a body recovery mission.

No further information was immediately released.