Body Identified as Missing Salmon Woman


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Lela Knox's Body Found

Ada County officials have identified the body of a woman pulled from the Salmon River earlier this week. 21-year-old Lela Knox of Salmon, who went missing May 25 after falling into the river has been positively identified. Lemhi County Sheriff Lynn Bowerman estimated her body floated 80 to 100 miles. Police say Knox had initially gone into the river to rescue a dog, but drowned after being swept away by the current.


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