Man’s body recovered from Chicago River on Southwest Side

Anthony Rucker, 23, was pulled from the water about 2:10 p.m. Thursday and was pronounced dead.

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A man’s body was pulled from the Chicago River near Archer Heights on the Southwest Side on Thursday.

The Chicago Police Marine Unit recovered the body from the water about 2:10 p.m. in the 3700 block of South Pulaski Road, Chicago police said.

He was identified as Anthony Rucker, 23, by the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Rucker had been reported missing Monday, and he had last been seen the day before, police said.

Detectives are conducting a death investigation.

No further information was available.

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