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The Bakersfield Police Department is investigating a body found in a canal in west Bakersfield Tuesday afternoon.

The body of an adult man was removed from the canal at the 4100 block of Truxtun Avenue by the Bakersfield Fire Department. Hall Ambulance, BPD and BFD all responded to the scene. 

The identity of the man and his cause of death will be released at a later time by the Kern County Coroner's Office.  

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