Police are trying to figure out what happened after confirming a body was pulled from the Hudson River on Easter Monday.

The Dutchess County Sheriff's Office confirmed a body was found in the Hudson River near Poughkeepsie and Hyde Park Monday morning.

Body Found In Hudson River Near Poughkeepsie, Hyde Park New York

Mid-Hudson Bridge, aerial shot, Hudson River, Poughkeepsie
Patrick Tewey

On Monday around 10 a.m. the Dutchess County Sheriff's Office was alerted that a possible lifeless body was spotted in the river near the Mid-Hudson Bridge.

The body appeared to be a woman.

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A witness on the scene told Hudson Valley Post she noticed many people looking over the bridge towards the river.

Body Found Near Mid-Hudson Bridge In Hudson River

Mid-Hudson Bridge, City of Poughkeepsie, Poughkeepsie Waterfront, Hudson River

With the help of a Hyde Park Marina employee, the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office Marine Patrol responded to the scene and recovered the body.

Police didn't identify the body but reported the body appears to be a female.

More information isn't known at this time but police say the investigation is continuing.

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"The investigation into the identity of the deceased and manner of death is continuing by Sheriff’s Office Detectives in conjunction with the Dutchess County Medical Examiner’s Office, and more information may be released at a later time once it becomes available," the Dutchess County Sheriff's Office state.

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