Body Found in Des Moines River Identified
POLK COUNTY, Iowa – The Polk County Sheriff’s Office has released the identity of a body that was pulled from the Des Moines River last weekend.
According to a news release sent out Thursday morning, the body is that of 40-year-old Michael D. Sutton.
Sutton’s body was discovered in the river Saturday morning around 8:20 near the Vandalia boat ramp. Emergency workers recovered the body.
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office and the Polk County Medical Examiner are investigating the incident.
No other information was released.