Body found in Kansas River in Lawrence

LAWRENCE, Kansas (AP) – Authorities in Douglas County have identified a body found in the Kansas River in Lawrence.

6News Lawrence reports that the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has identified the victim as 49-year-old Dwight Sexton who was from the Lawrence area. Foul play is not suspected.

Officials say a boater discovered the body Wednesday in the river northwest of the Kansas University Boat House.

An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday.


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