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Police identify man found hanging from a bridge

FORT DODGE (KWWL) -- Fort Dodge police are releasing the name of a man who hanged himself beneath a city bridge.

The Messenger Newspaper reports a man on break from work found the body beneath the Third Street bridge Thursday morning. It appears a cable had been tied around a bridge abutment, then tied around the man's neck.

The Webster County medical examiner ruled the death a suicide.

The man is identified as 35-year-old Stephen W. Payne of Fort Dodge.

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