Body in Columbia ID'd as Kansas man

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by Associated Press

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Posted on December 14, 2012 at 10:26 AM

LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) -- The body found in the Columbia River a year ago at Longview has been identified as a 57-year-old Kansas man, Charles A. Farley of Hiawatha.

Cowlitz County Coroner Tim Davidson said Thursday the identification was made after Farley's DNA profile was plugged into a national missing persons database.

The Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/VFltsL) Farley was reported missing in April of last year in Kansas. His pickup truck was found in June 2011 at a truck stop at Halsey, Ore.

The body was found Dec. 15, 2011, at a bulk terminal on the river. The death remains under investigation.

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