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Sacramento County will start work in January to repair the Jibboom Street bridge in Discovery Park.

Sacramento Fire Department boat crews recovered a body early Saturday afternoon from the Sacramento River near the Jibboom Street Bridge.

Fire boat and rescue crews responded to the call about 12:25 p.m., the department reported in a tweet.

The age, race, sex of the person is unknown as the body appeared to have been in river for some time, fire officials said. The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office will identify the victim, according to the Fire Department.

Anthony Sorci: 916-321-1051.

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