Name of Dubuque river body released

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a man whose body was pulled from the Mississippi River by bystanders in Dubuque.

He was identified as 54-year-old Francis Cheety, of Dubuque.

The incident occurred at Miller Riverview Park around 3:30 p.m. Saturday. The bystanders tried to revive him, but Cheety was pronounced dead later at a Dubuque hospital.

Police don’t suspect a crime was involved in Cheety’s death. An autopsy was scheduled.

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