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Body pulled from river in Wisconsin Dells

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WISCONSIN DELLS, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin Dells police are trying to identify a body pulled from the Wisconsin River.

Alliant Energy employees reported a possible body up against a hydroelectric dam just before 2 p.m. Wednesday. Officers confirmed it was a body and were able to recover it with help from the Kilbourn Fire Department.

The body was turned over to the Columbia County medical examiner's office. The Wisconsin State Journal (http://bit.ly/woJDBT) reports the body is that of an average-height man with black hair.

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Information from: Wisconsin State Journal, http://www.madison.com/wsj

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