Body found in South Platte River identified

DENVER -- A body found Saturday in the South Platte River has been identified.

The Denver Office of the Medical Examiner said the body is that of 29-year-old Adam Gilbertson, who has been missing since Dec. 15.

Gilbertson was last seen about 1 a.m. at the Syntax Physic Opera on South Broadway.

The Denver Police Department began investigating reports of a body found at about 3 p.m. Saturday.

A search party of more than 130 volunteers that had been actively looking for Gilbertson since mid-December found the body.

The circumstances behind Gilbertson's death were not released.

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