An autopsy was conducted today on the body recovered on May 23, 2018, from the Mississippi River near the Credit Island causeway, and has been identified as Timothy Maxwell, 60 of Bettendorf, Iowa.
No foul play is suspected. No further information will be released.
Release: May 23, 2018
On Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at approximately 10:57 AM a fisherman located a body floating in the river near the Credit Island causeway. The body was recovered by the Davenport Fire Department and Iowa DNR.
The body was an adult male and an autopsy is being scheduled.
Any further updates will be sent when they become available.
Release: May 19, 2018
Davenport Fire crews were called to the Davenport Sailing Club, 1225 E River Drive, shortly before 9:30 AM Saturday morning to assist with looking for an individual that was missing. Davenport Police officers were also on scene.
Davenport Fire District Chief Neil Gainey says the probability was high that the subject fell in the Mississippi River. Crews from Davenport Fire, Bettendorf, Rock Island Arsenal, Moline, East Moline, Department of Natural Resources and Coast Guard all supplied boats and equipment to look for the individual. The dive team from Big River rescue also assisted in the afternoon.
The subject was not found. The family was on scene all day and fully advised of the efforts and results.
The individual is not being identified at this time. Future searches will depend on weather and river conditions.