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Authorities seek help identifying body found in Mississippi River

It was one of two bodies pulled from the river this weekend.

Authorities in western Wisconsin are appealing to the public for help identifying a man who was found dead in the Mississippi River this weekend.

The body was discovered Friday morning in the water near Aghaming Park in Buffalo County, "across the main channel from Winona":

The local sheriff described the body as that of a white male about 60 years of age, but provided no other physical details. 

Anyone with information that could help identify the man is urged to call the Buffalo County Sheriff's Office at (608) 685-4433.

It was not the only body to be pulled from the Mississippi on Friday. Upriver in Minneapolis, a deceased male was recovered from the water near Ford Parkway Bridge, per KSTP. 

The Hennepin County sheriff has yet to issue a release on the incident, and the man remains unidentified. 

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