Police ID body found on riverbank in southern Des Moines


DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Police have identified the remains of a body found on a riverbank in southern Des Moines.

Police said Tuesday that the body was that of 61-year-old Thomas Francis Hoye III, of Des Moines.

Police say the Polk County Medical Examiners Office is continuing its investigation into the cause of Hoye’s death.

A pedestrian reported around noon Sunday that he’d spotted the body below a bridge over the Raccoon River. Police had said the body appeared to have been at the spot for some time and showed no obvious signs of injury.

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