Missing college student found dead in Upper Iowa River

Published 10:30 am Monday, September 19, 2016

DECORAH, Iowa — A college student who had been missing for more than a day has been found dead in the Upper Iowa River.

According to a press release, authorities found the 21-year-old Minnesota man in the river Sunday morning. He was last seen at a bar in Decorah early Saturday morning.

Decorah police said Bjorn Norderhaug was a student at Luther College. He was from Eden Prairie.

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Authorities began looking for the computer science major from Eden Prairie on Saturday.

Someone reported finding a body in the Upper Iowa River outside of Decorah on Sunday.