A body was found floating in the Potomac April 17, west of Key Bridge. It was the fourth body found in the Potomac’s waters this month.
According to the Washington Post, “Wednesday’s discovery came about 12:20 p.m., when fire officials said two kayakers pulled the body of an adult male to the shore from a spot about 400 yards west of Key Bridge. Police went to the 3700 block of Water Street, NW, near the Washington Canoe Club. Authorities would not give additional details.” Observers feared that it might have been Changquing Yang, who was, according to the United States Park Police, “reported missing by his family and last seen on April at 11 a.m. on the bank (Maryland side) of the Potomac River in the area of Chain Bridge Road . . . was last known to be wearing a red sweater or jacket, a white t-shirt, and grey pants. If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of Chiangquing, please contact Detective Bumbray at United States Park Police Criminal Investigations Branch at 202-610-8730, reference Case #13-00145 or contact the United States Park Police Tip-Line at 202-610-8737.”