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Missing University of Idaho student found dead

MOSCOW, Idaho — A University of Idaho student who went missing after leaving a fraternity party Saturday night was found dead Monday afternoon under a bridge five miles from campus.

Moscow Police say the body of 18-year-old Joseph Wiederrick was found by trackers with the Latah County Search and Rescue Team under the Paradise Creek bridge.

KXLY reports he had called his roommate Saturday night to say he was walking home from the party, but he never arrived.



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