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Body found in Allegheny River near 40th Street Bridge

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Monday, July 7, 2014, 8:57 a.m.

The Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office is working to identify a body pulled from the Allegheny River on Monday morning, a public safety spokeswoman said.

Pittsburgh police received reports of a body spotted under the 40th Street Bridge shortly after 6 a.m., Sonya Toler said. River Rescue members pulled the male body from the water, and police are awaiting identification from the Medical Examiner's Office, Toler said.

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