Man's Body Pulled from Minnesota River Near Mendota Bridge

Updated: 08/24/2013 1:47 PM KSTP.com By: Maricella Miranda

File Photo of the Minnesota River
File Photo of the Minnesota River
Photo: Photo: KSTP File Photo

A man's body was found in the Minnesota River in Dakota County Friday.

The Dakota County Sheriff's Office reported the body was found in an area underneath the Mendota Bridge, which is between Fort Snelling and Mendota.

Sheriff's deputies removed the body of the white man Friday afternoon. It was turned over to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office, who will identify the body.