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Report: Missing Wisconsin woman's body found in minivan pulled from river

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Crews searching for a missing western Wisconsin woman pulled a minivan from the Mississippi River Wednesday evening and according to KARE 11, authorities confirmed that the body of Marya Christiansen was inside it.

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Christiansen was reported missing Saturday after the 23-year-old mother of two left the home of friends in Red Wing and did not arrive at her own home in Hager City.

She'd been driving a white 2006 Dodge Caravan. Family members told KSTP the vehicle pulled from the Mississippi Wednesday matched that description.

Friends and supporters had organized a volunteer search effort and WCCO reports more than 130 people took part.

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According to KARE, Sheriff Nancy Hove said the body had been identified based on information the family provided about Christiansen's clothing and tattoos.

https://twitter.com/RedWingPolice/status/710270600368017410

https://twitter.com/DPet_KARE11News/status/710274996321431552

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