Body Found in Rock River Near Blackhawk Island

Published 07/08 2014 04:39PM

Updated 07/08 2014 06:19PM

UPDATE -- The Winnebago County Coroner has confirmed the body is that of 21-year-old Roger Pitts.

BLACKHAWK ISLAND -- Police, rescue crews and the Winnebago County Coroner's office are at the scene of a body found in the Rock River on Blackhawk Island.

Officials are not confirming the identity of the body, but a family member of 21-year-old Roger Pitts believes it is him. Pitz went overboard when a canoe he was in tipped over in the Rock River on Sunday. Despite an extensive search, his body was not found.

'Eyewitness News' will have a live report from the scene on 'Eyewitness News Local at 5:00 and 6:00,' and will have more details as they become available.

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