Discovery of Human leg Found in Mississippi River

The Investigation is Ongoing

WABASHA, Minn. (AP) – Sheriff’s officials in Wabasha County are investigating the discovery of a human leg found in the Mississippi River.

Authorities say deputies responded to a citizen’s call about human remains Saturday afternoon.

A resident cleaning out a debris pile near the shoreline in West Newtown found the leg, from thigh bone to foot, with a shoe still on.

The Winona Daily News reports a search turned up no additional remains.

Chief Deputy Jim Warren says the investigation is ongoing.

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