Body of teenage girl found in river in SA

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The body of a teenage girl who fell off a houseboat into the Murray River on New Year's Eve has been found south of Swan Reach in South Australia.

The 17-year-old fell into the river about 9.15pm on Friday and the alarm was raised when she did not resurface after the fall, police say.

Police, PolAir and the SES assisted with the search along with members of the public but the girl could not be located.

The search resumed on Saturday morning, with police recovering the Adelaide Hills girl's body about 2pm near where she had fallen in.

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