Body found near cemetery in Peculiar; police investigating as homicide

A person found dead in a cemetery near Peculiar, Missouri, was likely killed by somebody, according to the Cass County Sheriff's Office.

Investigators received a tip about 3 p.m., Wednesday, to a possible deceased person near Wills Cemetery on the 21800 block of South Thorngrove Road in rural Peculiar. When they arrived, the victim was dead.

Cass County investigators believe the person was killed and have asked its Metro Squad to assist in the investigation. They will begin their work on Thursday.

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