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Body found near Aberdeen Proving Ground

Monday - 7/22/2013, 3:48pm  ET

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (AP) -- Authorities are investigating the discovery of a body found near in water near the military's Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland.

Officials say emergency personnel from Aberdeen and Harford County recovered a man's body near Atkisson Dam on Sunday afternoon.

The dam, near Abington, was built during World War II to provide a reservoir of water for Aberdeen Proving Ground operations and activities.

No other details were immediately available Monday afternoon.

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