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Body found in Mississippi River in Pierce County

Pierce County (WQOW) – A woman was found dead in the Mississippi River on Tuesday.

According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office, a fisherman saw a body floating in the Mississippi River around 12:20 p.m. in the township of Trenton.

Authorities responded to the scene and found the woman. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Her identity is not known at this time.

There is no word on how the woman died or how long she had been in the river.

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