Relatives; Body found in Mississippi River is of missing Munira Ahmed2 min read
Minneapolis police have found the body of a young Somali woman named Munira Ahmed who had been missing from her family home for the past three days, according to a relative.
Munira Ahmed’s body was found on the Mississippi River under a Minneapolis Public Bridge, the last place she was seen before she went missing.
According to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office at approximately 8:45 a.m. a passerby saw a body floating in the river near 26th Avenue North and Pacific Drive.
The Minneapolis Police Department arrived on the scene and confirmed the body in the water. The HCSO Water Patrol, Crime Lab, Detectives, and Medical Examiners Office responded to the scene as well.
Police are investigating the cause of death of the young Somali woman, and a relative told MTVSomali.com the family of the deceased suspect that their daughter was thrown into the river and died as a result.
In the past few years in the United States, there has been an significant increase of the amount of young Somalis being killed.
MTVSomali.com will keep you up-to-date on any new developments regarding this story.
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