Man’s body found in Arkansas River in Pueblo

A body was recovered from the Arkansas River near Dutch Clark Stadium in Pueblo Friday morning. / Mike Duran - FOX21 News
A body was recovered from the Arkansas River near Dutch Clark Stadium in Pueblo Friday morning. / Mike Duran - FOX21 News

PUEBLO, Colo. — A man’s body was recovered from the Arkansas River just north of Dutch Clark Stadium in Pueblo Friday morning.

Police said a fisherman spotted a body in the river around 10:40 a.m. Firefighters recovered it soon afterward.

Firefighters said the body had been in the water for a while.

Authorities have identified the body as 36-year-old Charles Chavez of Pueblo. Officials say the preliminary cause of death is drowning.

This is a developing story. Stay with FOX21 News for the latest. 

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