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Leg found on Mississippi River sent for DNA testing, could have ID in few weeks



It’s not much of an update about a leg that was found just south of Dam No. 4 on the Mississippi River.

But, the Wabasha County Sheriff’s Office posted Tuesday, “We could have identification within a few weeks.”

It went on to say leg was sent to the Minnesota Bureau Of Criminal Apprehension, which is currently in the process of DNA testing.

The leg — from the femur to the foot — was found with a shoe attached in a debris pile about 20 feet from shore on the afternoon of July 15.

There was no other human body parts nearby. Searches conducted in the days after turned up nothing.

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