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Person drowns in Iowa River

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According to Iowa City authorities, a person's body was recovered from the Iowa River at 7:48 p.m. Saturday.

The Joint Emergency Communication Center received a report of a person in the Iowa River north of the Benton Street bridge in Iowa City.

When authorities responded, they sent boats into the water.

The investigation is ongoing, and information about the victim will be released once family is notified.

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