Authorities are working to recover a body discovered near the Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge headquarters this morning.

Decatur police spokeswoman Emily Long confirmed a body has been discovered in the water behind the headquarters on the north side of Point Mallard Parkway.

A law enforcement radio dispatch said the Decatur/Morgan County Rescue Squad was on the scene.

This story will be updated.

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