Body Found in Rock River Near Blackhawk Island

Body Found in Rock River Near Blackhawk Island

Coroner has confirmed identity as that of man missing after falling out of canoe.
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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