Human remains found in Canberra river

Finbar O'Mallon

Human remains have been found in a Canberra river, triggering a police call for information.

The unidentified remains were found on Sunday afternoon, with police confirming the discovery on Monday.

The body was found by a member of the public in the Murrumbidgee River, south of Kambah Pools, a popular swimming spot in the ACT.

"Police are investigating the circumstances of the incident," police said in a statement.

The gender of the body had not been determined, a police spokesman said.

Anyone with information is being urged to contact Crime Stoppers.

At least four bodies have been found in various sections of the river since the start of the year.

In January police found the body of a 20-year-old man who went missing after going swimming at Oura Beach.

In August a Hay man's body was found, and in September the body of a missing 42-year old Balranald man was found a week after his disappearance.