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BODY RECOVERED FROM MISSOURI RIVER NEAR ELK POINT

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UNION COUNTY SHERIFF DAN LIMOGES HAS CONFIRMED THAT THE REMAINS OF A BODY WERE RECOVERED FROM THE MISSOURI RIVER WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

NO POSITIVE IDENTIFICATION WAS DETERMINED BUT IT IS BELIEVED TO BE THE BODY OF 23 YEAR OLD BRIAR CLIFF UNIVERSITY STUDENT THOMAS PATTERSON, WHO VANISHED WHILE SWIMMING WITH HIS FRIENDS ON SEPTEMBER 4TH NEAR ELK POINT.

THE REMAINS HAVE BEEN SENT TO THE MEDICAL EXAMINER’S OFFICE AT SIOUX FALLS FOR POSITIVE IDENTIFICATION.