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This story has been updated with more information. 

According to a media release, the Ithaca Police officers have located a body floating in Six Mile Creek near Agway behind the railroad bridge off Fulton Street. The body was discovered by kayakers paddling through the channel.

Update: Police have identified the body as Wendi Owens, 31 years old, of Enfield. Officers have determined that the body had been in the water for a few hours or less, before her discovery. 

An investigation into the details of her death are on-going. More information will be released as it is made available. The victims identity is being withheld until notification of next of kin. Ithaca Police are encouraging anyone with information regarding the body in Six Mile Creek, they are encouraged to contact the investigations division of the Ithaca Police Department at 607-272-9973 or to contact the Police Dispatcher at 607-272-3245.


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