Body Found in Missouri River in Jeff City

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Photo: KMOX/Brett Blume

Photo: KMOX/Brett Blume

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) Authorities are investigating after a body was found in the Missouri River in Jefferson City.

The Jefferson City police department says in a news release that officers received a report Saturday about a body in the river. Police detectives then took over the investigation. The Cole County Sheriff’s Department and Jefferson City firefighters also responded.

The release says no further information about the case is expected to be released until Monday morning.

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