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Body found in Iowa River

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Johnson County Sheriffs pull a dead body up the Iowa River on Tuesday, July 17. (Gage Miskimen/The Daily Iowan)

Johnson County Sheriffs pull a dead body up the Iowa River on Tuesday, July 17. (Gage Miskimen/The Daily Iowan)

Johnson County Sheriffs pull a dead body up the Iowa River on Tuesday, July 17. (Gage Miskimen/The Daily Iowan)


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Authorities recovered a body from the Iowa River on July 17.

Personnel from the Iowa City police, Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, and Iowa State Patrol pulled up on the Burlington Street Bridge around 12:30 p.m. Medical personnel soon followed.

As Sheriff’s Office boats entered the river, a body could be seen floating in the water.

The dead body was an adult male, but has yet to be identified.

Follow The Daily Iowan for more information as it’s released.

​— Gage Miskimen

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