• Man identified after tugboat sinks in Mississippi River

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    MEMPHIS, Tenn. - MPD identified the man found in a sunken tugboat in the Mississippi River last weekend.

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    The body recovered Sunday, has been identified as 19-year-old Anqavius Jamison.

    FOX13 learned that the caption of the boat, Keith Pigram, has not been found.

    “It hurts. Just to see the mom screaming like that, wanting answers to know things we can’t tell them," said Caroline Mason of the Memphis Police Department. 


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    Mason was one of several officials on the scene with the family during the recovery. She said as an officer, it always hurts seeing families in pain. 

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    The family has been notified and the NTSB and Coast Guard are on site with Wepfer working with them under their direction.

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