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Body pulled from Missouri River in Lafayette County

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Posted at 5:56 AM, Jul 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-29 06:56:21-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Missouri State Highway Patrol said a body was pulled from the Missouri River Sunday afternoon.

According to an MSHP incident report, the body was found just before 2 p.m. near the 325.5 mile marker. That’s in Lafayette County.

MSHP said the body was floating, caught in some brush.

It was taken to a funeral home. An autopsy is planned, according to MSHP.

The victim’s identity was listed as “Unknown” on the report as of 6 a.m. Monday.