COLUMBUS, Ga. – A body was found face down in the Chattahoochee River near 1st Avenue Sunday evening.  Muscogee Coroner Buddy Bryan pronounced 65-year-old Larry Lynch dead around 6 p.m.

Bryan says Lynch had a Midtown Medical Center bracelet on his arm.  He says Lynch went to the hospital complaining about swollen legs and was released Friday.

News 3 has contacted the hospital, but we’ve yet to hear back from a representative.