Update: Identity of Body Found in Grand Rapids Confirmed

By KBJR News 1

William Russell Martin, 53

June 3, 2013 Updated Dec 3, 2013 at 7:34 PM CDT

Grand Rapids, MN (NNCNOW.com) ---- Authorities have positively identified the body recovered in Grand Rapids last week as that of 53 year old William Russel Martin.

Martin was last seen around 10 p.m. on May 20 near the Grand Itasca Clinic and Hospital on Golf Course Road in the city of Grand Rapids.

Police recovered the body earlier on Monday and say that the investigation on scene lead them to believe it is Martin's body.

Martin's body was sent to Fairview University Medical Center in Hibbing for an autopsy.

The cause of death is still pending, however no foul play is suspected.

The Grand Rapids Police Department would like to thank all those involved in the search for Martin and for those who cooperated with Law Enforcement during the investigation.

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