By WRCB Staff

CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) -- A citizen who was out on the water found a body near the North end of Williams Island.

Chattanooga Police, Volunteer State Marine and the Chattanooga Fire Department responded to the call and pulled the body from the Tennessee River Wednesday around 3:00 pm. 

Crime Scene Investigators responded to the area by boat and confirmed that the body was that of a female.  

The body was taken to the Medical Examiner's office for further examination. 

The cause of death and identification are unknown at this time.