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Published: Saturday, 9/17/2005

Body of Toledoan recovered from river

The body of a 24-year-old Toledo man missing since Tuesday was recovered yesterday from the Maumee River near the I-75 bridge, authorities said.

The man was identified as Thomas Salazar of 536 Oak St. An autopsy was ordered, Dr. Cynthia Beisser, a Lucas County deputy coroner, said.

The body was observed about 3 p.m. by fishermen who saw it south of the bridge and summoned emergency personnel.

Mr. Salazar was reported missing by a family member who told police he was depressed over a breakup with his girlfriend, police said.

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