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Police: Body Recovered In Fells Point Was Man Who Jumped Into Inner Harbor

BALTIMORE (WJZ) -- Police say the body recovered from the water in Fells Point Thursday is the man who jumped in the Inner Harbor while trying to elude police two weeks ago.

The Baltimore Police Department recovered the body of Gokhan Donald Oztas near the Broadway Pier, near Broadway and Thames St.

No further details about the body have been released at this time. Oztas' body will be sent for autopsy.

On March 30, Oztas fled from officers by jumping into the Inner Harbor water and swimming away.

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