Police respond to report of body in Des Moines River

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Police say a woman’s body has been found in the Des Moines River.

Police responded to a report that a body had been spotted floating in the river just before 9 a.m. Tuesday. Rescue crews determined the body is female after pulling her from the river. She has not yet been identified.

A medical examiner was called to the scene, and an autopsy is planned.

The case remains under investigation. No further information has been released.

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