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Autistic man’s body found floating in Chehalis River

A death investigation is underway after a 26-year-old man with a history of autism was found dead, floating in the Chehalis River.

Centralia police responded to a missing-person complaint around 7 a.m. Saturday. According to officials, the body of a man was found in the river a short time later.

The death is being investigated.

The man’s name had not been released as of Saturday afternoon.