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Missing 25-year-old found dead on river island in Cedar Rapids

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -

After a river search that involved police dogs, boats and firefighters, a missing persons case has ended with the discovery of a body in Cedar Rapids. 

Police have been looking for 25-year-old Matthew Hudson, Jr., since a report was filed March 4.

At the time, family members said they hadn't seen Hudson since the early morning hours of Saturday, Feb. 28.

Cedar Rapids police and firefighters conducted a search of the Cedar River this morning.

Authorities discovered his body on an island on the north side of the Quaker Oats bridge in the river.

Investigators believe at this time there was no foul play in his death. An autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of death.
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