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UPDATE: Investigators recover and identify drowning victim

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LINN COUNTY (KWWL) -

Linn County nvestigators have recovered and identified a Cedar River drowning victim as 41-year-old Jonathan Paul Jones of Lisbon.

Sheriff's deputies said one person was rescued, while Jones went missing along the river near Palisades-Kepler State Park southeast of Cedar Rapids.   

Deputies said both were fishing along a sandbar in the river when they fell in a little before 7:30 p.m. Sunday evening. 

We're told the person who was rescued was taken to a hospital with non life-threatening injuries. 

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