Body of Missing Rockford Man Pulled from River Downtown

A body pulled from the Chicago River downtown Tuesday morning was identified as that of a missing Rockford man, authorities said.

About 10:37 a.m., the Chicago Police Department’s Marine Unit pulled the body of 24-year-old Dashaye Brown from the river near Columbus and Wacker, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He was pronounced dead at 12:30 p.m.

Brown, of Rockford, was last seen in the 100 block of East Wacker on April 10, police previously said.

An autopsy was scheduled for Wednesday.

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