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Boater finds body in river near yacht basin

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DEMOPOLIS, AL -

Sunday afternoon, a boater found a body in the river near Demopolis Yacht Basin.

Chief Tommie Reese says the person was sent to the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences in Montgomery for positive identification and an autopsy.

Demopolis police are looking for 57-year-old Maggie Lean Wright. She's from Demopolis and was last seen December 21 walking home from a party at the Dempolis Civic Center. On Christmas Eve, volunteers,  rescue personnel, police, and dogs searched for Wright to no avail.

No word on when the identification and autopsy will be available.

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