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Officials ID body of man found in Iowa river near Elkader

ELKADER, Iowa (WXOW) - Officials have released the name of an elderly man whose body was pulled from a river in northeast Iowa.

The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier says the Clayton County Sheriff's Office identified him as 74-year-old James Halverson, of Elkader.

Deputies took a report early Sunday morning about Halverson being missing. Deputies later found tire marks going into a ditch and then into the Turkey River near Ten Mile Bridge on Chariot Road. A vehicle and the body were found in the water about 250 yards from the tire marks.

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