By CBSBoston.com Staff

LOWELL (CBS) – Police are asking the public to help them identify a man whose body was found in a Lowell canal earlier this month.

The body, described as a white man 5’7”-5’10” tall and about 250 pounds, was found in the Northern Canal on April 21.

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Police attempted to identify the man through missing person records in Lowell and surrounding towns but have not yet been successful.

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A cross found one the body of a man who was found in a Lowell canal. (Image Credit: Lowell Police)

The man had dentures and was wearing a cross pendant.

It appears the man’s body was in the water for a month or more.

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Anyone with information is asked to call the Lowell Police at (978) 937-3200.

CBSBoston.com Staff