DENMARK TOWNSHIP, Minn. (WCCO) — A body was recovered from the Mississippi River near Hastings Wednesday evening.

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office says railroad workers reported spotting a body by the shoreline near 120th Street South in Denmark Township just after 5 p.m.

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The county’s water recovery team found the body north of Lock and Dam #2.

The identity of the body has not been released. The sheriff’s office is leading the investigation.