SALISBURY – Police Chief Thomas Fowler confirmed today that a man's body was found floating in a culvert near the Old Eastern Marsh Rail Trail near Mudnock Road and local and state police are on the scene.

Fowler said there was no early indication of foul play and the age of the man hasn't been determined. He also said it appeared the body had been in the water for some time. He also said his department does not have any reports of a missing man.

The body was discovered earlier today by a man walking along the rail trail.

A portion of the rail trail was closed during the investigation.

Check later for more details.