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Body of woman drowned in Mississippi River recovered

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Virginia Aberle Virginia Aberle
GRANT COUNTY, Wis. (KWWL) -

The search for a woman missing in the Mississippi River comes to an end.

The Grant County Sheriff's Office says on Saturday morning, they were contacted by a fisherman who says he found a body in the water near Glen Haven Boat Landing. 

An autopsy was conducted confirming it is the body of 29-year-old Virginia Aberle. The cause of death was accidental drowning. 

For the past 17 days, since Aug. 3, her family and numerous volunteers were looking for her body.

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