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Authorities ID body found in river in St. Cloud
Brainerd MN 506 James St. / PO Box 974 56401

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — The body of a man recovered in the Mississippi River in St. Cloud has been identified.

The Stearns County sheriff's office reports Monday that the body of 58-year-old Dennis Everett Button was recovered near the University Bridge on Saturday evening. Button had no permanent address.

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The Ramsey County medical examiner's office determined the preliminary cause of death was freshwater drowning. Button's family members in North Dakota have been notified.

Copyright 2011 The Associated Press.

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