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Coroner: Body pulled from the Snake River is missing Fruitland man

According to the Payette County Sheriff's Office, the body was spotted in the water near Payette at about 7:30 p.m.
Credit: Fruitland Police Department
The Fruitland Police Department is asking for help finding Sean Gerdau.

PAYETTE, Idaho — The body of a missing Fruitland man was recovered from the Snake River Thursday evening. 

According to the Payette County Sheriff's Office, the body was spotted in the water near Payette at about 7:30 p.m. 

Deputies and members of the Payette County Swift Water Rescue Team went out to the area and pulled the body from the river.

The Payette County coroner says the man has been identified as 22-year-old Sean Gerdau. He was reported missing early Monday morning.

Gerdau was pronounced dead at the scene. Coroner Keith Schuller listed the cause of death as freshwater drowning.

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