Missing college student found dead in Upper Iowa River

911 Emergency response police car speeding to scene of crime

Decorah, Iowa (AP) – A college student who had been missing for more than a day has been found dead in the Upper Iowa River.

Authorities found the 21-year-old Minnesota man in the river Sunday morning. He was last seen at a bar in Decorah early Saturday morning.

Decorah Police said Bjorn Norderhaug was a student at Luther College. He was from Eden Prairie, Minnesota.

Authorities began looking for the computer science major from Eden Prairie, Minnesota, on Saturday.

Someone reported finding a body in the Upper Iowa River outside of Decorah on Sunday. Rescuers were able to recover the body Sunday morning.

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