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Body of man found in Wis. river identified

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TOWN OF LINCOLN, Wis. (AP) -- The coroner has ruled the death of a man whose body was discovered in the Trempealeau River an accidental drowning.

The Trempealeau County sheriff's office identifies the man as 43-year-old Hong Lin.

Sheriff's Lt. Harlan Reinders says Lin recently walked away from the nearby Trempealeau County Health Care Center.

A deer hunter called 911 to report finding the body Sunday morning.

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