Missing since October 7th, and with dive teams searching the Mississippi River since Friday the 14th, the body of a Winona State University freshman has been found.The Winona County Sheriff's Office says the body 19-year-old Chukwudi Benjamin Onyeaghala was pulled from the Mississippi around Homer. It was called in this morning, around 9:30, by a person living in the area. They weren't sure it was a body, but, sadly, it turned out to be Onyeaghala.

According to ABC 6 News, the body will be autopsied in Rochester and,...

On the night Onyeaghala was last seen, authorities say a man who lives on a boat told a black man who had come onto his boat to get off it. The boat owner then went back into the cabin and says he later heard a splash.

 

 

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