Body Recovered in La Crosse

By: sheila brown
By: sheila brown

Authorities in La Crosse recovered a body on Thursday morning from the Mississippi River.

La Crosse Police say it's believed to be that of Jared Dion, the 21-year-old UW-La Crosse student missing since Saturday.

At around 8 a.m. Thursday, divers recovered the body from the river near the south end of Riverside Park levy.

An autopsy is being performed on the body.

Dion was last seen leaving a tavern at around 2:30 Saturday morning.

Family and friends from Pewaukee have been in the area since that time helping in the search.

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