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Missing Man's Body Found In Mississippi River Near Muscatine

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The Muscatine County Sheriff reports a body was found in the Mississippi River. Around 9:15 Tuesday morning, a fisherman discovered the body and reported it to the sheriff's office. Deputies were called to an area upstream from the Shady Creek Campground located on Highway 22 in Muscatine. .

They recovered a man's body from the water with the assistance of Muscatine Search and Rescue and the Montpelier Fire Department. The body was taken to University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City for an autopsy.

Late Wednesday afternoon, Davenport police confirmed that the body has been identified as 45-year-old Willis Hughes of Davenport who's been missing since December 21st, 2013.

Officials tell TV6 that they don't suspect foul play.
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