Authorities identify body found in Iowa River

Iowa City Police Department squad car. (File photo, CBS2/FOX28)

Johnson County authorities have identified the man pulled from the Iowa River on Monday.

The Johnson County Sheriff's Office says 42-year-old Mohammad Albaghdadi of Iowa City was recovered from the Iowa River near the Burlington Street Bridge.

Pedestrians initially called in that they saw a body on the bank of the river.

The cause and manner of death is still being determined pending additional testing.

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