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Body found Monday morning along Mississippi River in New Orleans

Identified as one of three missing children
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Posted at 11:14 AM, May 02, 2022

A body was found in the Mississippi River on Monday. reports that the body was found in the river early Monday near Crescent Park in New Orleans, according to authorities.

They report that family has identified the body as 15-year-old Kevin Poole Jr, one of the three children who were swept away on April 23 near Algiers Point. The Coast Guard assisted with retrieving the body from the river, according to New Orleans Police Department spokesman Reese Harper.

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