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Body pulled from Wapsi River officially identified as Waterloo woman

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Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office confirms the body that was found last month in the Wapsipinicon River is Rhonda Apfel of Waterloo. 

Deputies recovered her body from the Wapsipinicon River near the Cutshall Access, about two miles northwest of Littleton in Buchanan County.  

Rhonda's family reported her missing last May after they hadn't heard from her over the long Memorial Day weekend. 

During the search for Rhonda, authorities combed through land, used kayaks on the river and even brought in cadaver dogs. Crime tape near the Wapsi River in Dunkerton showed ground where search crews looked. 

Apfel's motorcycle was discovered abandoned on a gravel road. Her shoes, socks, and jacket were also discovered further down by the Wapsi River.

Rhonda's family hosted a memorial ride in her honor. 

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