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Body pulled from river near Mount Vernon

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Body pulled from river near Mount Vernon

AP News

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – A body was pulled from the Skagit River near downtown Mount Vernon on Thursday after a group of people sitting down to eat at the Moose Lodge saw it and alerted authorities.

The sex and identity of the person were not immediately known.

Police Lt. Chris Cammock says the remains were turned over to the Skagit County coroner.