Body recovered from Minnesota River in Shakopee

Scott County Sheriff’s deputies recovered a body from the Minnesota River near Shakopee’s Huber Park just after noon Thursday, according to a press release from the Scott County Sheriff’s Office.

The body has not been identified yet, nor has the cause of death.

“Our investigators will be working with the Medical Examiner’s Office to make an identification and determine the circumstances surrounding this death,” said Sheriff Luke Hennen in a statement. “The investigation is in the very early stages, so we have very little information to share at this time.  We will keep the public informed as we have further information.”

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Shakopee Fire Department, Shakopee Police Department and Bloomington Police Department.

The sheriff’s office is investigating, according to the release.

This is a developing story; check back for updates.

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