Body Found Hanging From New Richmond Bridge

The body of Kyle Mara, age 26 of Roberts, was found hanging from beneath the railroad bridge over the Willow River in New Richmond on Tuesday morning, according to New Richmond Police Chief Mark Samelstad. No foul play is suspected at this time. Officials from various agencies responded to the railroad bridge near the 300 block of North Knowles Avenue just before 8am Tuesday. Canadian National rail traffic through the city was held up for about an hour while authorities recovered the body and investigated the scene. The incident remains under investigation by the New Richmond Police and the Saint Croix County Medical Examiner’s Office.