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June 5, 2015 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to the St. Joseph River to investigate a reported body in the water. Two water rescue rafts and four fire crews searched the river and surrounding area. FWFD SCUBA 1 discovered and recovered a body from the section of river between St. Joe Center Rd. and Coliseum BLVD. The body was recovered by divers using water rescue rafts and a Stokes basket, and then raised up a steep river bank with ropes. The body was transported by Engine 4 and MERV 4 thru wooded and rough terrain to a paved area. DNR, AC Coroner, and FWPD assisted at the scene. A death investigation is in progress.