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Body found in Willamette River near Steel Bridge; autopsy to be performed


PORTLAND, Oregon — River patrol deputies with the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office have recovered a body found floating in the Willamette River.

Lt. Steve Alexander says the body was seen Monday afternoon north of the Steel Bridge.

The man's identity won't be released until his family is notified. The county medical examiner will do an autopsy.

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