Authorities find dead man floating in Mississippi River in Minneapolis

December 4, 2018

Authorities discovered a body floating in the Mississippi River near the Interstate 35W Bridge on Tuesday afternoon.

Hennepin County sheriffs deputies and Minneapolis police responded to the scene, just past the St. Anthony Lock and Dam, around noon, where first responders located a deceased adult male.

The Sheriffs Office is investigating.

The Hennepin County Medical Examiners Office will identify the victim and release his cause of death pending an autopsy.

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