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Body found in Snake River

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WALLA WALLA COUNTY, WASH. - An unidentified body was found in the Snake River near Burbank.

The Walla Walla County Sheriff says around 1:45 PM Friday some fisherman noticed a body floating on the Snake River. The Columbia Basin Dive Rescue team were called out and immediately recovered the body. Detectives were out on the water for a couple of hours as they collected evidence.

"An investigation is ongoing. We are aggressively pursuing it to determine all facts and determine what happened at this point, that's about all we have," said Sheriff John Turner says they are currently searching missing persons reports.

As for the autopsy he expects them to complete it in the next 48 hours.

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