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Body pulled from Mississippi River near I-35W bridge

The discovery was made at around noon.

A man's body was pulled from the Mississippi River in Minneapolis on Tuesday.

The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office reports the discovery was made around noon, when police were called to the river near the I-35W bridge just past the St. Anthony Lock and Dam.

When responders got there, they found the man's body in the water.

The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office has launched an investigation.

The body will be identified by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office, with the man's identity and caused of death released at a later stage.

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