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Woman's body found in Mississippi River identified

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Sources said divers with the Baton Rouge Police Department have pulled a woman's body from the Mississippi River.

The woman has been identified as Patricia Williams Smith, 57. Officials say she was found on the West Baton Rouge side of the river. They added a boater reportedly spotted her body in the water near the Belle of Baton Rouge Casino. 

Deputies with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office assisted with the investigation. Authorities say foul play is not suspected in this case.

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