US army identifies soldier found in Iraqi river

The US military on Thursday announced that a body pulled out a river south of Baghdad belonged to Pfc. Joseph Anzack Jr., one of three soldiers missing since an ambush on their unit nearly two weeks ago. "We can confirm that we have recovered the remains of Pfc. Anzack," said Lt. Col. Josslyn Aberle, a military spokeswoman. Aberle denied reports that a second set of remains had been found and was being examined to determine if they belonged to another of the missing soldiers. "The reports of a second set of remains being found is a false report," she said.