New Bedford Police are investigating the death of a man who was found in the harbor earlier today.

The body of an out of state fishing boat captain was found floating in the water off the Green and Wood Pier in the South End. The body was discovered by workers at a near by fish house around 7:30 this morning.

New Bedford Police say that they're investigating the man's death as a suspicious unattended death.

The state medical examiner will perform an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death.