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Search ends sadly: Icy Red River yields body of missing woman

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Laura Williams-Jaffe grew up a few blocks from the Red River along with nine brothers and sisters.

"This was our playground," her younger brother, Mike Williams, said Friday as he stood in front of the river shortly before a diver recovered his sister's body from beneath the ice.


About 11 a.m., searchers using underwater cameras found what appeared to be a body wearing a white coat in the same spot a bloodhound tracking William-Jaffe's scent had led them.

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