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Body Discovered in Leipsic River

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LEIPSIC, Del.- Delaware State Police are trying to identify a body found in the river near Leipsic on Tuesday.
Police said troopers were dispatched to the area of the Leipsic River Bridge after someone who was trapping in the area located a body submerged underneath the bridge. 

Delaware Natural Resources and Environmental Control officials, along with members of the Leipsic Fire Company responded to the area and recovered the body of a male between the ages of 40 to 45.  The body was then turned over to the State Medical Examiner's Office and transported to Wilmington where positive identification will be made.  A cause and manner of death will also be determined at that time.

Police said the name of the victim will be released upon positive identification and notification of next of kin.

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