Body found in car identified as missing Hurley man

By KBJR News 1

Body found in car identified as missing Hurley man

July 28, 2014 Updated Jul 28, 2014 at 5:43 PM CST

Hurley, WI (NNCNOW.com) - Authorities have identified the body of a missing Hurley man found in his car submerged in water.

According to the Hurley Police department, the body has been identified as 74-year-old Duane R. Jussila.

Jussila's vehicle was found submerged in 10 feet of water in a cave near Alfred Wright Boulevard in Ironwood on Sunday afternoon.

The Hurley Police Department, with assistance from Ironwood Public Safety and the Gogebic County Sheriff's Department, had been looking for Jussila since July 5.

The cause of death is under investigation pending an autopsy.

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