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Body found in North Platte River in Evansville

A body was recovered by Natrona County Sheriff's Office deputies from the North Platte River Sunday afternoon.

EVANSVILLE, Wyo. — A body was recovered from the North Platte River by Natrona County Sheriff’s Office deputies on Sunday afternoon, NCSO Public Information Officer Kiera Grogan told Oil City News on Monday.

Law enforcement was notified of the body that afternoon by a resident who saw it in the river, Grogan said. Emergency personnel with the Natrona County Fire Protection District quickly attended to the scene, retrieving the body.

The body has been sent to the Natrona County Coroner’s Office for identification. Grogan said the sheriff’s office won’t release additional details until the deceased’s family has been notified.