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Body recovered from river

The Bingham County Sheriff’s Office said deputies recovered a body from a river Saturday afternoon.

Sheriff Craig Rowland said deputies were attempting to locate 68-year-old Michael Birch who did not return home from fishing.

Deputies responded to the Thomas area of Bingham County and searched from 11 p.m. Friday to 4 a.m. Saturday. The search resumed Saturday at 8 a.m. Four hours later, Rowland said, they found his body in the Snake River.

We will post more details as they become available.

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