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Police ID Dubuque Drowning Victim
DUBUQUE, Iowa -- Police identified the 54 year-old man who drowned in Dubuque over the weekend.
Police say Francis Cheety of Dubuque drowned Saturday afternoon in the Mississippi River at Miller Riverview Park. Witnesses had pulled Cheety from the water by the time officers arrived Saturday. Attempts to resuscitate him were unsuccessful.
Police do not suspect foul play in Cheety's drowning, but an autopsy is scheduled.