Search Has Ended for Missing Minnesota Man

By: Megan Kemp
By: Megan Kemp

Eau claire police have uncovered the body of the missing Minnesota man in the Chippewa river.
The body of 22-year-old Joshua Snell was discovered by a group of people canoeing down the Chippewa river Thursday evening.
Police and fire crews were called to the scene.
The body was uncovered just south of the short street bridge.
The body was taken to the Sacred Heart hospital where a family member positively identified Snell.
The Hastings, Minnesota man has been missing since last Saturday after attending a friends wedding in Eau Claire.
Police began searching the Chippewa River after finding two articles of clothing that owned by Snell near the riverbank.
An autopsy is scheduled for today.


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