Body found in water-filled catch basin in Wilmington

A body was found Thursday in a water-filled catch basin in the Wilmington area.

Firefighters were sent to the 1600 block of North Eubank Avenue about 12:20 p.m., according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

The body was found close to the shore of the water-filled pit, which is about 30 feet deep, the LAFD reported.

Information was not immediately available on the gender or identity of the person. Police were sent to the scene to investigate.