Body Found Saturday in Nisqually River Believed to Be That of Man Who Fled Burglary

Emergency responders respond after a body was discovered in the Nisqually River Saturday.

A body was found Saturday afternoon in the Nisqually River near the northern area of the Nisqually Pines neighborhood.

Dispatch was alerted about 2:50 p.m. on Saturday, July 4, of a body found in the river.

The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office, the Yelm Police Department and the Southeast Thurston Fire Authority responded to the call and were dispatched to an address in the 8400 block of Sumac Court Southeast.

A dive team was reportedly called in to assist in recovering the body.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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