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Body recovered in St. Croix River ID'd as missing New Richmond man

Hudson police got a call around 9:30 a.m. Wednesday about a possible body in the river.
Credit: KARE

HUDSON, Wis. — A body that was pulled from the St. Croix River Wednesday has been identified as Hai Quoc Nguyen.

Nguyen, who was considered a vulnerable adult, had been missing since March 3., according to the New Richmond Chamber of Commerce. 

His vehicle had been found with all of his personal items, including his phone, wallet and keys, according to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.

"Hai was well known within the chamber community, having regularly attended boat cruises, chamber coffees and Business After 5’s. Fluent in six languages, he was a bright and engaging young man," according to a post on the Chamber of Commerce's page.

We just received the sad news that the body recovered from the St Croix River in Hudson was New Richmond native Hai...

Posted by New Richmond Area Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, April 20, 2023

Hudson Police and deputies from the St. Croix and Washington County Sheriff's Departments responded to the river shortly after 9 a.m. after a body was discovered floating in the river on Wednesday.

On 04/19/23 at approximately 0930 hours, the Hudson Police Department responded to a call of a possible body in the St....

Posted by Hudson WI Police Department on Wednesday, April 19, 2023


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