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Body found in Mississippi River last week was that of missing Iowan, Davenport police say

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DAVENPORT, Iowa — Authorities say a body found last week in the Mississippi River was that of a missing Davenport man.

The Quad-City Times reports (http://bit.ly/1fjr9Kg ) that 57-year-old John LaBarre was reported missing June 6. His daughter has said he was last seen at his favorite fishing spot near the bike path downstream from the Marquette Street boat ramp.

His body was found across from Buffalo.

Davenport Police Capt. Brent Biggs says an investigation into LaBarre's death remains open, pending final results from an autopsy.


Information from: Quad-City Times, http://www.qctimes.com

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