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Defiance County deputies asking for help identifying body

Deputies are trying to identify a body that was recovered from the Maumee River on May 24th.

Posted: Jun 11, 2019 11:15 PM

Defiance County Sheriff's investigators are asking your help identifying a man's body that was recovered from the Maumee River near the State Route 127 Bridge on May 24th.

Deputies say the body was first seen at the Cecil Road Bridge in Paulding County. 

The body is described as a nude white male, about 5-foot-4, 153 pounds. He had a "music" tattoo on his right side and "Gemini" with stars on his right shoulder and back. He also had piercings in both ears. 

Authorities say the body was in the final stages of decompensation and at this time they're unable to determine how long it was in the water. 

Anyone with information is asked to call deputies at (419) 784-1155. 

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