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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Washington County sheriff’s deputies found a body in the St. Croix River Tuesday that appeared, authorities said, to have been on the water for a long time.

The sheriff’s office said deputies found the body near the 900 block of Quentin Avenue South in of Lakeland, Minn., after responding to a report made just after 11:30 a.m.

The deputies were not able to determine the identity at the scene. The body, which was in a “significant state of decomposition,” is now with the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Authorities did not say if the body belonged to a man or a woman.

This incident is under investigation.

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