Douglas County authorities are investigating the discovery of a body found Wednesday morning in the Kansas River in Lawrence.
The victim was identified as Dwight Sexton, 49, of the Lawrence area.
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Authorities were called to Burcham Park at 10 a.m.. A boater told investigators he found Sexton’s body northwest of the Kansas University Boat House. The Sheriff’s office called an underwater search and recovery team to recover the body and assist with the investigation.
There was no evidence of foul play. The Douglas County Sheriff’s office and the Lawrence police department are investigating the incident.