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Jack Culolias Update: Body found in Arizona river ID'd as ASU student, police say

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Jack Culolias
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(CBS/AP) TEMPE, Ariz. - Authorities identified a body Wednesday that was recovered from an Arizona river as 19-year-old Arizona State University student Jack Culolias, who had been missing since late last month.

The Maricopa County Medical Examiner's Office positively identified the body, but the cause and manner of death still are pending.

A private search group spotted a body floating in the Salt River on Sunday near where one of Culolias' red shoes was found about two weeks ago. He was last seen on Nov. 30 after being kicked out of a Tempe bar during a fraternity party. Tempe police said the freshman was suspected of being drunk.

Police said the body pulled from the water was wearing a single red shoe, leading to the "strong possibility" that the body was that of Culolias.

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