Authorities Find Dead Man in Elkhorn River

Posted 3 months ago

By Associated Press

norfolk-policeNORFOLK, Neb. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a man found in the Elkhorn River in northeast Nebraska.

Norfolk police and fire personnel responded Friday morning to a report about a body in the river. Authorities retrieved the body and identified it as belonging to 52-year-old Jeffrey L. Planer, also of Norfolk.

Authorities say they have identified the area where Planer entered the water. The circumstances surrounding his death are still under investigation.

The Madison County Coroner has ordered an autopsy to be conducted Saturday.