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A body was recovered from the Mississippi River Saturday morning in north Minneapolis.

About 8:45 a.m., a passerby spotted what appeared to be a body floating in the river, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office. Minneapolis police arrived and confirmed that it was a body.

The Hennepin County Water Patrol, detectives and crime lab personnel responded to the scene near N. 26th Avenue and Pacific Drive and retrieved the body. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office is working to identify the deceased.

No further information was available late Saturday.