Body Pulled From Mississippi in NE Minneapolis

Updated: 12/08/2012 9:33 PM KSTP.com By: Kaitlin Stevens

The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office is trying to identify a body found in the Mississippi River Saturday afternoon.

The discovery was made around noon at the corner of 18th Avenue and Marshall in Minneapolis.

Investigators say the victim is a homeless man who was camping along the river and slipped while walking into the water.