CBS 2 - Search Results

The following is an archived video story. The text content of that video story is available below for reference. The original video has been deleted and is no longer available.

Authorities Recover Body From River

AMES, Iowa (AP) -- Authorities in Ames say emergency responders have recovered the body of a man reported missing in the Skunk River.

Public safety officials say the body was recovered about 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, roughly four hours after receiving a report that a man became separated from an inner tube while floating on the river with a group near Carr Park. They didn't release the man's name until relatives could be notified.

Police, firefighters, medics and the Story County Dive Team responded and searched the river and riverbanks.

Sgt. Christine Crippen with the Ames Police Department says several days of rain have created high water, swift currents and murky conditions. She encouraged people to stay out of rivers until the waters recede.

Copyright 2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Advertise with us!
Brought to you by:
Brought to you by:

Washington Times