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Authorities identify body found in Winona creek

WINONA — Authorities have identified the man who was found dead in Gilmore Creek on Monday.

The body of Terry Allen Block, 60, of Winona, was discovered in the creek by a passerby at approximately 8:36 p.m. The area above where Block was found is below a short, but steep embankment, according to the Winona Police Department, just east of Vila Street in Winona. 

Block was last seen around 5:45 p.m. Monday. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Nothing during the initial or subsequent investigation indicates any type of foul play or anything suspicious, according to authorities. 

The case was referred to the medical examiner's office to determine the cause of death. 

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