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BODY RECOVERED FROM MISSOURI RIVER IN MONONA COUNTY

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THE BODY OF A MAN HAS BEEN RECOVERED FROM THE MISSOURI RIVER IN MONONA COUNTY.

THE MONONA COUNTY SHERIFF RECEIVED A 9-1-1 CALL FROM BURT COUNTY NEBRASKA SUNDAY AFTERNOON SAYING THAT A FISHERMAN HAD FOUND A BODY IN THE MISSOURI RIVER NEAR THE IVY ISLAND WILDLIFE AREA ON THE IOWA SIDE NORTH OF THE HIGHWAY 175 BRIDGE.

DECATUR FIRE AND RESCUE DISPATCHED THEIR RESCUE BOAT TO RECOVER THE ADULT MALE BODY FROM THE RIVER.

AUTHORITIES SAY THE MAN HAD BEEN IN THE RIVER FOR SOME TIME.

HIS IDENTITY IS UNKNOWN AT THIS TIME.

THE BODY HAS BEEN TRANSFERRED TO THE CORONER’S OFFICE IN SIOUX CITY FOR AN AUTOPSY AND POSSIBLE IDENTIFICATION.