Body found in Mountrail County

NEW TOWN A man’s body was found floating in the Missouri River southeast of New Town, according to a statement released by Mountrail County Sheriff Ken Halvorson Monday.

The man, who remains unidentifed pending notification of the family, is presumed to have drowned there. It is the same location where a Sidney, Mont., man went missing June 22.

The body was transported to the State Forensic Examiner’s Office for autopsy and identification.

Flint McColgan