Coroner identifies body found in White River near Indianapolis Zoo

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Brian Hamilton (Photo courtesy of a family member)

INDIANAPIOLIS, Ind. – The body found in the White River near the Indianapolis Zoo Wednesday has been identified as 37-year-old Brian Hamilton.

The Marion County Coroner’s Office says the cause and manner of Hamilton’s death are pending.

Authorities began investigating in the 1400 block of West Washington Street after a witness spotted the body floating in the water.

Officers commended the witnesses for calling 911 immediately after the discovery.

The investigation into the discovery is ongoing.