Authorities find man’s body in Kansas River

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EDWARDSVILLE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have found a man’s body in the Kansas River downstream from where a man went missing.

Kansas City, Kan., police said in a news release that the discovery was made around 12:30 p.m. Monday. Authorities are still working on positively identifying the victim and notifying has family.

Authorities received a report early Sunday that a man had disappeared while swimming in the river, which is also known as the Kaw. Emergency crews scoured the river and its bank throughout the day Sunday and then returned Monday to continue the search.

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