TAMPA, Fla. (970 WFLA) – Tampa Police officers are investigating after a body was found floating in the Bay.

Police say the Pinellas County Sheriff's Marine Unit was performing an exercise in the Bay when they discovered a dead male floating 300 yards west of the end of W. Tyson and south of Gandy Blvd.

Police say there were no signs of debris or wreckage around the body and there does not appear to be any trauma to the body.

Police also say it appears he body has been in the water for several days and they are unable to determine his race or identity at this time. 

The medical examiner will take possession of the body and determine the cause of death, police say.

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