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Family Confirms Body Found In Mississippi River Is David Harker

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The scene at Buffalo Shores Park 9:25 a.m. The scene at Buffalo Shores Park 9:25 a.m.
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UPDATE: 12:35 pm: Moline Police have confirmed the body found in the Mississippi River Wednesday morning is that of 29-year-old David Harker of Rock Island, Ill.

UPDATE 12:00 noon: Family members say the vigil planned for Wednesday night, October 2, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. in Rock Island's Lincoln Park is still scheduled to happen.

UPDATE 10:30 am: We are still waiting on confirmation from authorities, but the Facebook page "Help find David Harker" is reporting that the body found in the Mississippi River is that of David Harker.

"It's with a heavy heart I'm sorry to inform you all that the body found in the river is David Harker. We ask that you respect the privacy of the family at this time. Your continued prayers are appreciated. We love you Dave. Rest in peace"

Friends and family have been searching for Harker since he disappeared early Sunday morning, September 29, 2013.

ORIGINAL 9:20 am: KWQC-TV6 has confirmed a body has been found in the Mississippi River near Buffalo, Iowa.

Emergency crews are on the scene.

We have a crew there as well and will bring you updates as we receive them.