Officials have not been able to identify the body, found Thursday in the Yakima River. The body was found near the State Route 22 bridge between Zillah and Toppenish.

The body appears to be that of a man,  but his age was not known. It was found around 2:30 Thursday afternoon. According to and the Yakima County Sherriff's office the body had been in the water for some time.

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday, authorities don't have evidence to suggest foul play at this time. They're also checking missing persons records to see if that might help identify who this person is.