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Body of a man found in St. Joseph River

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Indiana Department of Natural Resources and the St. Joseph County Coroner are investigating after a decomposing body was found in the St. Joseph River Sunday morning.

Crews were called to Darden Road and Riverside Drive for a reported body floating. Dispatch confirmed the call just after 10:33 a.m.

A kayaker on the river saw the body and called officials.

The coroner was able to identify the man based on a local hospital wristband and several tattoos.

The man was last seen alive on June 4th.

The autopsy is scheduled for Monday morning.

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