Body found in Niagara River could be BX girl

Authorities believe a body recovered from the Niagara River in Buffalo is a 12-year-old Bronx girl who disappeared near there more than a week ago. The attorney for Magdelena Labowski's family says

News 12 Staff

Aug 25, 2008, 1:35 AM

Updated 5,772 days ago

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Authorities believe a body recovered from the Niagara River in Buffalo is a 12-year-old Bronx girl who disappeared near there more than a week ago.
The attorney for Magdelena Labowski's family says they're afraid the body could be that of their daughter, but officials have yet to make a positive identification. Authorities say two kayakers spotted the body in the water around 10 a.m. Saturday.
According to the attorney, Magdelena went to the area with a Polish church group with 20 other kids. On Aug. 13, a worker took the group on a nature hike downstream from Niagara Falls, and the girl went down to the feel the water, slipped on a mossy rock and fell into the rapids.
Officials brought the body to the Erie County Medical Center and autopsy results are pending.
Parents of BX girl lost in Niagara rapids demand justice


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