Authorities identify body found in Big Sioux River

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Authorities in Sioux Falls have identified the man whose body was found by kayakers in Big Sioux River on Saturday.

They say the man was 50-year-old Leland Dwight Fallis of Sioux Falls. Fallis’s body was discovered just before 5 p.m. in the river northwest of Brandon.

He was last seen on Wednesday leaving a residence in Sioux Falls on foot.

Officials say an autopsy is being conducted, but no foul play is suspected.

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