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Emergency personnel gather at the railroad bridge in New Richmond between North Knowles Avenue and Mary Park where a body was discovered at about 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 17. (Photo by Micheal Foley)

UPDATE: Body of Roberts man found at railroad bridge in New Richmond

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The body of a white 26-year-old man was found hanging from beneath the railroad bridge over the Willow River in New Richmond on Tuesday morning, according to New Richmond Police Chief Mark Samelstad.


The man was identified as Kyle Edward Mara of Roberts, according to a police department press release. No foul play is suspected at this time.

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Micheal Foley
Micheal Foley joined RiverTown Multimedia in July 2013 and serves as editor at the New Richmond News. In the past he has worked at several news outlets including in Hudson, Wis., the Desert Sun in Palm Springs, Calif., the Leader-Telegram in Eau Claire, Wis., and the Pioneer Press in St. Paul, Minn. He began his career as a Marine Corps journalist. He served as a reporter and photographer in Okinawa, Japan, and editor of the base newspaper at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego, Calif. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin–River Falls.
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