Police identify man found in Mississippi Tuesday, but withhold name


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Originally Posted Online: Feb. 13, 2013, 8:08 pm
Last Updated: Feb. 13, 2013, 9:55 pm
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By Rachel Warmke, rwarmke@qconline.com

Police have identified the man found dead Tuesday in the Mississippi River but are not releasing his name until his family is notified.

An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday, according to Assistant Davenport Police Chief Donald Schaeffer.

Shortly before 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, a jogger witnessed the man, believed to be between 40 and 50 years old, floating in the river about 50 feet from shore near Lindsay Harbor Marina in Davenport.Police at the scene were not able to immediately identify the man, who was found without any identification.

On Tuesday, Asst. Chief Schaeffer said the man appeared to have been in the water for some time and did not display any apparent signs of trauma or foul play.He also said the body may have traveled downriver before reaching Lindsay Harbor Marina.




















 



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