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Police Identify Body Found In Hudson River

WAMC Photo by Dave Lucas

Albany police have released the identity of a body found Saturday morning in the Hudson River.

The body of Robert Busch, a 55-year-old Albany resident, was discovered in the river just south of the Corning Preserve on Saturday morning.

Officers who arrived at the scene say the body matched the description of a man reported missing on Sunday, May 13th. Busch had last been seen near Jennings Landing on Friday, May 11th around 1 p.m.

Busch had been staying at Capital City Rescue Mission on South Pearl Street.

Police say an investigation was conducted and that no foul play or criminal acts are suspected.

Lucas Willard is a reporter and host at WAMC Northeast Public Radio, which he joined in 2011.
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