- Associated Press - Wednesday, October 22, 2014

QUINCY, Ill. (AP) - The Adams County coroner has identified a body pulled from the Mississippi River as a barge worker who went missing two weeks ago.

Coroner Jim Keller says the body is 20-year-old Jacob Climer of Henderson, Tennessee. Climer went missing north of Canton, Missouri. Keller says the cause of death is drowning. No foul play is suspected.

Crews found the body Monday afternoon on an island in the Mississippi River near LaGrange, Missouri.

An autopsy was performed Tuesday in Bloomington.

Authorities say Climer fell overboard around 11 p.m. Oct. 8 from the tugboat Charlie G. It’s unclear why he fell.



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