The body of a man who disappeared in the North Platte River last week near Whitewater Park has been found.

At around 9:15 a.m. Monday, July 2nd, Casper Search and Rescue crews were combing the river near the area of North Center and M Streets, when the discovery was made.

Investigators have not yet released the identity of the man.

According to witnesses, last Tuesday June 26th, they said they saw a man in his mid to late 40′s, floating on a raft near whitewater park, when the raft capsized.

The man was then said to have grabbed onto debris and was swept downstream.

Stay tuned to K2 radio, for more information, as it becomes available.