Body found along Missouri River

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – Pierre Police are investigating after a body was found along the Missouri River Monday morning. Pierre Police Captain Bryan Walz says Central South Dakota Communications received a 911 call around 10 a.m. that a body was located on the riverbank of the Missouri River near the Down’s Marina Peninsula.

Local law enforcement responded to the scene where the body of an unidentified female was found approximately 250 yards from the peninsula along the river bank. Walz says an autopsy has been ordered and will be conducted later this week in Sioux Falls.

The investigation is continuing and Walz says anyone with information regarding the identity of the woman found is asked to call the Crime Tips Line at 605-773-7420.