The man, whose body was recovered this morning from the east prong of the Wicomico River in Salisbury, has been identified as 25-year old Rodney Stevenson Jr.
Police say that he was taking a walk at around 9.30 a.m. this morning and somehow wound up in the river.
WBOC reports that police say soon thereafter someone spotted his body floating in the water west of the spillway near the pedestrian bridge in Salisbury Park.
At the scene police told reporters that there appeared to have been an injury to the back of his head.
His body was taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for an autopsy and to find the cause of death.