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Iowa authorities release name of Nebraskan man whose body was pulled from Missouri River

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COUNCIL BLUFF, Iowa — Authorities have released the name of a man whose body was recovered from the Missouri River at Council Bluffs.

Council Bluffs police identified the man as 37-year-old Jeffrey Kahler, of Omaha, Nebraska. Police say there's no evidence that a crime was involved in Kahler's death.

His body was spotted a little before 5:30 p.m. Sunday just south of the Veterans Memorial Bridge, which connects Council Bluffs with south Omaha. Council Bluffs firefighters recovered the body less than 30 minutes later.

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