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Body Of Missing Mankato Woman Found In Swamp

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) -- Authorities say a body found Friday morning in southern Minnesota is believed to be that of Nyawuor "Sunday" Chuol, who's been missing since late last month.

The Blue Earth County Sheriff's Office says a canoer reported finding a body in the southwest corner of Eagle Lake Swamp, which is roughly 10 miles east of Mankato.

Missing Mankato Woman - Nyawuor James Chuol
(credit: Mankato Public Safety)

The body was found near where a search party was looking for Chuol on Friday morning in an area north of Highway 14.

Chuol, 30, of Mankato, was reported missing by family on April 25. That same day, surveillance images captured her at a gas station about 10 miles east of Mankato.

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