Body found in Wapsipinicon River


The Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office is investigating whether the woman found in the Wapsi River Thrusday night is Rhonda Apfel.

Around 7:40 p.m. someone called 911 after finding the body of a woman in the Wapsi River near Cutshall Access.

While authorities are not confirming the body is Apfel, they had been conducting a search for her up river where her motorcycle was found.

Apfel has been missing since Memorial Day.

The body is being sent to the Iowa State Medical Examiner's Office for positive identification.

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