Body recovered from Yellowstone River near Worden

Posted at 7:48 PM, Jul 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-20 21:48:54-04

BILLINGS – Firefighters recovered a male body from the Yellowstone River near Worden Saturday evening.

Worden Volunteer Fire Department Chief Lance Taylor said floaters on the river discovered the body on the north bank of the river near North 22nd Road at 4:11 p.m. Saturday.

Taylor said the department used a privately owned boat to recover the body around 6 p.m.

Taylor said authorities were unable to immediately identify the male.

The Yellowstone County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incident.

This is a developing story, and MTN News will provide updates as they become available.

-Reported by Mitch Lagge/MTN News