MILTON, Del. — Authorities in Delaware are investigating after boaters found a man’s body floating in the Broadkill River.

Delaware State Police said in a statement Saturday afternoon that a couple boating along the river in Milton found an empty kayak, a cooler, and then a body floating in the water.

The man was removed from the scene and turned over to the Delaware Division of Forensic Science in order to confirm his identity. An autopsy will determine the cause and manner of death.

No further details were immediately released.