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Jackson County Sheriff's Office locate body after searching for lost hiker at Lake Jacomo

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Posted at 12:53 PM, Jul 11, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-11 18:20:35-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Jackson County Sheriff's Office located a dead body while searching for a lost hiker in a wooded area at Lake Jacomo near Blue Springs, Missouri.

Many resources were deployed to help their search including boats, a drone, search and rescue K9s and park rangers.

KSHB 41 News reporter McKenzie Nelson reported the scene began to clear close to 3 p.m.

According to Sheriff Darryl Forte, an autopsy will be done on Tuesday.

No other information on the person who was found dead was immediately available.

This is a developing story and will be updated.