Body found amid search for fleeing man who leapt into river
April 19, 2017
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities searching for a man who jumped off a Kansas River bridge while fleeing from law enforcement have found a body.
WIBW (http://bit.ly/2opEF3a ) reports that Pottawatomie County Sheriff Greg Riat said in a statement that that the body was found Monday about a mile from the bridge and near the bank. A man jumped from the bridge northeast of Paxico earlier this month when the pursuit ended with him crashing into a patrol car. The man was being sought in connection with an alleged auto theft in Wamego.
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