Body recovered at Pillsbury Crossing

By The Mercury

A person drowned Saturday evening at Pillsbury Crossing.

Emergency personnel recovered the body from the water after about two hours of searching.

A Riley County Police Department dispatcher confirmed that at 7:32 p.m., someone reported that a person went under water and did not resurface. This reportedly happened after the victim jumped from a cliff on the southwest side of the area and attempted to swim across.

Authorities recovered the body at about 9:20 p.m. Victim information has not been released.

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