"It is found in a Dnieper creek", Channel Five said.
It also said that last night the Ukrainian Security Service arrested three persons immediately involved in the assassination of the opposition journalist, Gongadze.
According to the television channel, all the three are law-enforcement officers.
The journalist disappeared on September 16, 2000. In November 2000 a beheaded body was found in a forest in the Kiev region. Experts say it could be the body of the missing journalist, the news agency Novosti-Ukraine reports.