Authorities on the scene after body of man was found along the Roanoke River Greenway

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ROANOKE, Va (WDBJ7) -- Authorities are launching an investigation after the body of a man was found in the river near Piedmont Park in a Southeast neighborhood.

Roanoke City Police said they received a call on the incident around 12:30 p.m.

Police tweeted that the Roanoke River Greenway is closed from the Piedmont St SE to Walnut Ave SE until further notice.

At this time, no foul play is suspected, according to Roanoke Police.

Check back for updates as this is a developing story.