Body pulled from the Mississippi River near Andalusia identified

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The man whose body was pulled from the Mississippi River near Andalusia on Sunday has been identified.

The Rock Island County Coroner says he’s 51-year-old Paul Domine, a homeless man from Davenport.

Coroner Brian Gustafson says his identity was confirmed through his tattoo, fingerprints and plates and screws in his leg from a previous surgery.

He had no internal or external injuries.

His death is being considered a drowning.

No word on how and when domine ended up in the river.

Scott County deputies will now attempt to reach out to any family he might have.

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