The body of a 60-year old white man was discovered in the Barge Canal behind Wells Avenue in Utica, New York over the weekend.

Officers responded to a call of a body found at approximately 11:30 on Sunday morning, December 1, 2013.

According to a posting on the department's Facebook page, the Utica Police Department says that an autopsy is being performed to confirm identification of the body and cause of death.  At this time the death does not appear to be suspicious.