Woman's Body Found in Mississippi River Was Identified
The Pioneer Press article said that the Hennepin County medical examiner said the body of a woman recovered in Mississippi River had been identified. The woman is a 39-year-old Edina woman, Lisa Gustincic. The medican examiner said Gustincic died from accidental drowning. A witness reported at about 2 p.m. Tuesday that there was a dog was hovering over an area of open water. Gustincic’s body was pulled out of Mississippi River at 8p.m. Sheriff's office Water Patrol divers searched for Gustincic for about four hours.
The StarTribune article said that the body was found 8 feet under water and 125 feet from shore. The witness reported to the authority to report a black Labrador retriever running near the Camden Bridge, Minneapolis, at around 2 p.m. The dog was looking over a hole in ice. The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office Water Patrol used sonar technology to search for Gustincic. Hennepin County sheriff's spokeswoman Lisa Kiava said that said the authorities were not sure the reason led Gustincic fell into the river, but they thought she might be running after the dog on ice.