Two bodies pulled from Portland-area rivers

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by Teresa Blackman, KGW.com Staff

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Posted on April 14, 2014 at 4:52 PM

PORTLAND – Authorities are investigating two bodies found floating in the Columbia River and the Willamette River on Monday.

The first body was spotted in the Willamette River just after 1 p.m., near the Burlington Northern Railroad Bridge. The body was recovered and investigators said it was a deceased adult male.

The other body was recovered by Clark County Fire and Rescue, also just after 1 p.m., in the Columbia River near Reeder Beach. Authorities said the body was that of an adult male as well.

The Multnomah County medical examiner is investigating. No additional information will be released until the bodies can be identified and family members notified, authorities said.

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