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Body of newborn infant found at recreation area in northwest Missouri

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Posted at 9:49 AM, May 28, 2024

MARYVILLE, Mo. — Police are investigating after the body of a newborn infant was found at a recreation area in northwest Missouri.

The body of the newborn was found Saturday at Mozingo Lake Recreation Park in Maryville. Police Chief Mike Stolte said in a news release that a park employee found the remains while performing routine maintenance in a remote area of the park.

Police said the cause of death has not been determined. No additional information has been released.

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