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Body found in river

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OTTUMWA (KWWL) -- Ottumwa police have identified the body of a man found in Des Moines River.

Police say 22-yeard-old James Cooley was discovered in the river in Van Buren County on Sunday. Cooley had been missing since last Thursday.

Officials say an investigation into how Cooley ended up in the river remains ongoing. An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday.

Police are asking anyone with information about Cooley's whereabouts between the time he went missing and when his body was discovered to come forward.

Online AnchorBob Waters

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