Body of Missing Citrus Heights Man Found in American River

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The body of a missing Citrus Heights man was discovered Friday morning in the American River, police say.

The man was reported missing by his family Thursday evening. Not long after, investigators found the man’s car on an American River access road in Rancho Cordova.

Police say the search for the man went into the early morning hours, but crews could not find the man.

Later Friday morning, a helicopter with the Sac Metro fire department spotted the man’s body in the river.

Police have not identified the man, and the investigation is ongoing.

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  • truklework

    Sounds like police have identified the man but are not releasing his name until next of kin are notified.