Fisherman’s Body Recovered from Des Moines River, Identified as Ottumwa Man
WAPELLO COUNTY, Iowa – The body of a fisherman who was reported missing Saturday in Ottumwa has been recovered in the Des Moines River. The Wapello County Sheriff’s Office says the body of 79-year-old Richard Mart of Ottumwa was found by a boater Monday morning around 8:30. The body was discovered north of the Blackhawk road Access, northwest of Ottumwa.