Workers found a body at an underground sewage station near the Kennedy Center Tuesday morning.
The body was found at the Potomac Pumping Station, D.C. Water said. Police responded about 5:30 a.m., according to the fire department.
Sources told News4 the body is that of an adult. It was not immediately clear how the body got there or when the person disappeared.
The sewage station is used to filter solid waste. The discovery of the body has no impact on drinking water.
D.C. police did not immediately provide information.