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UPDATE: Body found in St. Joseph River identified as Yolanda Anderson

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The scene taped off at the St. Joseph River The scene taped off at the St. Joseph River
SOUTH BEND - The St. Joseph County Coroner's Office has confirmed the body found in the St. Joseph River Friday afternoon is Yolanda Anderson.

Anderson, 25, was last seen early Tuesday morning. Witnesses say she was walking along the river with family before she entered the water. Officers from the Department of Natural Resources found her body just downstream of the LaSalle St. Bridge around 11:30am Friday. They could not initially confirm the body was Anderson, but said it matched her description.

Officials have not made a determination on how or why she entered the water. DNR officers had been conducting sonar and surface searches of the river throughout the week since Anderson was reported missing. They say their search and recovery operation is now complete.

A cause of death has not been determined yet. An autopsy is scheduled for Monday morning.

FOX28 will provide updates to this story as new information becomes available.


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