Missing college student found dead in Upper Iowa River

DECORAH, Iowa - A college student from Minnesota who had been missing for more than a day has been found dead in the Upper Iowa River.

The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that authorities found 21-year-old Bjorn Norderhaug in the river Sunday morning. He was last seen at a bar in Decorah early Saturday morning.

Decorah Police said Norderhaug was a student at Luther College. Authorities began looking for the computer science major from Eden Prairie, Minnesota, on Saturday.

Someone reported finding a body in the Upper Iowa River outside of Decorah on Sunday. Rescuers were able to recover the body Sunday morning.




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