Authorities Release Identity Of Body Found Last Month In Sheldon

Fri 4-5-2019

(Sheldon)-- A body found in Sheldon last month has been identified.

The Sioux County Sheriff's Office announced Friday it, along with the State Medical Examiner's Office, confirmed the identity as 27-year-old Cory Allen Wright of Sheldon. Authorities say the determination was made using a fingerprint, tattoos and previous arrest records.

Meanwhile, authorities say the cause of death is still undetermined.

Wright's body was found March 26th near the Floyd River west of Sheldon. Deputies at the time said it appeared the body had been underwater.

The Sioux County Sheriff's Office is requesting anyone that has any information into the matter to contact them.