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Body found in Mississippi River identified

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ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The man whose body was found in the Mississippi River at St. Louis last week has been identified.
  
The St. Louis Medical Examiner's office told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that the victim is 47-year-old Vincent Spates.
  
Spates, of St. Louis, was identified through fingerprints.
  
A towboat operator removed the body from the river Thursday afternoon. Authorities still don't know how he died.
 

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