Man found dead in river identified

By: Newsdesk Email
By: Newsdesk Email

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. The Coroner has released the identity of the body found in the river last week.

Rodney Crumbaker, a 57-year-old male resident of Grand Junction, was the unidentified male found in the river back on Wednesday, August 20th.

It appeared Crumbaker could have been in the water approximately two to six months. Positive identification was made by working with local law enforcement utilizing fingerprint comparison.

The cause and manner of death is still being investigated but officials say the death does not appear to be suspicious.

Ctormy Taylor, the man who fell in the river over Memorial Day weekend has yet to be found.

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