Body found by kayakers in river near Shelbyville

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Update (Dec. 4, 2017)– Officials identified the body as 38-year-old Christopher Young.

Original story:

SHELBYVILLE, Ind.–Kayakers on the Big Blue River notified the Shelby County Sheriff’s Department of a grim discovery Sunday afternoon.

The kayakers were navigating the Big Blue River approximately four miles west of Shelbyville when they came across a human body in the water and called 911.

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Department and Shelby County Coroner are investigating and working to establish identity.

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