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Body found along Greenbelt near Diversion Dam

A man’s body was found Saturday afternoon about 100 yards east of the Boise Diversion Dam, authorities said.
A man’s body was found Saturday afternoon about 100 yards east of the Boise Diversion Dam, authorities said. ccripe@idahostatesman.com

Kayakers found a man’s body Saturday along the Greenbelt near the Boise Diversion Dam off Idaho 21, the Ada County Sheriff’s Office said.

The body was found about 2:45 pm. about 100 yards east of the historic dam, where the New York Canal begins.

“It appears the man had been deceased for several days,” the sheriff’s office said in a tweet. “Detectives found no obvious signs of foul play.”

The man’s personal belongings were found along the Greenbelt nearby, the sheriff’s office said.

Detectives were investigating.

David Staats: 208-377-6417, @DavidStaats

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