Temple police are investigating after a body was found near Temple's Lake Park Monday morning.

Officers from Temple and Morgan's Point responded to a report of a body found near Centex Sportsman Road in Temple at 9:32 AM.

According to a Temple police news release, the remains of a man were spotted by boaters, and police found them lying at the base of a cliff near the water.

The Corps of Engineers assisted police in recovering the body, the release said.

Police have not confirmed the identify of the decease man, whose remains were sent to the Dallas County Medical Examiner's Office for autopsy.