• Man found dead after falling in Mississippi River identified by family

    By: Tony Atkins , Scott Madaus

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    MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Family tell FOX13 the body of the missing teenager who fell in the Mississippi River has been found.

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    Jenn Taylor, the mother of Pace Taylor, 19, said the body was found at Tom Lee Park early Sunday afternoon.

    "It's a mother's worst nightmare to get this kind of news," Jenn Taylor said.

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    MPD said Pace Taylor was attending the Widespread Panic concert at Mud Island on Friday night.

    Taylor was seen jumping the barrier wall of the Amphitheater on the banks of the Mississippi River.

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    "When i heard his body was found," Taylor said. "The first thing I thought 'What did the body look like and what did the poor woman that found him see?"

    Pace Taylor's body was found near Tom Lee Park, off the river bluff. Taylor said her son traveled from Tallahassee. 

    FOX13 has reached out to Widespread Panic and Mud Island officials about the incident. 


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