Body recovered from Fargo river identified

Published 7:31 am Thursday, June 22, 2017

MOORHEAD — The Ramsey County Medical Examiner has confirmed the body recovered from a river in Fargo, North Dakota is that of a missing swimmer.

Twenty-nine-year-old David Tikayne disappeared while swimming with friends June 5 near a pedestrian bridge that connects Memorial Park in Moorhead with Oak Grove Park in Fargo.

Tikayne’s body was found in the Red River last week.

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The Moorhead and Fargo fire departments and the Red River Valley dive and rescue team searched for the missing swimmer.