UPDATE: Police confirm identity of deceased victim found in car recovered from Missouri River

Published: Jun. 18, 2020 at 5:24 PM CDT
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UPDATE (6/19/2020 @ 9:36 a.m.): Bismarck Police have confirmed that the victim found in the car recovered from the Missouri River was Bradley Agard, who was


UPDATE: Bismarck Police Department Sgt. Mark Gaddis confirms that one deceased victim was found in the vehicle that was submerged in the Missouri River.

Police say the car was the one they were searing for in connection to the missing person case of Bradley Agard. An autopsy will be conducted on Monday.

Police are still investigating and are not releasing the victim's name.

ORIGINAL STORY: Divers with the Burleigh County Dive Rescue and Recovery team are searching and trying to recover a car in the Missouri River.

Bismarck Police Department Sgt. Mark Gaddis says information from the family of missing Bradley Agard led them to the Fox Island boat dock. Bismarck Rural Fire Department and Burleigh County Water Rescue found a vehicle submerged in the water.

"I can't confirm for sure that it's the vehicle that Bradley was driving at this point, it could be based on the information that we have, and we won't know that until we get it pulled up," said Gaddis, BPD Investigation Unit.

Gaddis said that the dive team is in the process of getting the car hooked up to pull out of the water.

They say they’re not sure if anyone is in the car.