Michael Calhoun (@michaelcalhoun, mrcalhoun@cbs.com)

FARMINGTON, Mo. (KMOX) – Human remains were recovered from a septic tank on in rural St. Francois County, the sheriff’s department says.

Investigators are not yet identifying the body, found Thursday afternoon at an unoccupied property northeast of Bonne Terre. An autopsy is scheduled for Friday

The find is related to a 7-month missing person investigation, the sheriff says, “involving federal, state and local law enforcement agencies.”

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