Man finds body while on morning walk

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UPDATE: The body was identified as 32-year-old Amy Crawford. She had been missing since June. 

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ST. GEORGE, Utah (ABC4 Utah) A body was found Saturday morning near the Santa Clara River in the area of 1545 S. Dixie Drive. 

St. George police state a man was out on his morning walk at around 7 a.m. when he saw the body near the river and called police.

 Investigators confirm the body found is an adult female but due to the decomposed state of the deceased, confirmation of the identity will be handled by the medical examiner.

Police believe the body may have been washed downstream. Search and Rescue along with service dogs were on scene to collect evidence and have since left.

Police state there is no immediate danger to the public. 

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