Body Discovered in Mississippi River in St. Paul

Updated: 05/21/2013 7:49 PM By: Jennie Olson

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St. Paul firefighters pulled a body from the Mississippi River after someone reported seeing it near the former Ford Plant.

According to St. Paul Fire Marshal Steve Zaccard, the call came around 8 a.m. Tuesday. Firefighters were able to reach the body from shore and are working to retrieve it.

The gender and cause of death have not yet been disclosed. The Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office will conduct an autopsy and continue the investigation.