CARTHAGE, Mo. (AP) - Authorities say a body pulled from a river is that of a southwest Missouri man who has been missing since a police chase earlier this month.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 22-year-old Tyler J. Smith, of Carthage, was found around 10 a.m. Sunday in the Spring River in Carthage. The Joplin Globe (https://bit.ly/1OljTNO) reports that Jasper County Coroner Rob Chappel pronounced Smith dead at the scene.
Smith disappeared Dec. 1 while fleeing from officers during a car chase. He was reported missing four days later.
Authorities say they don’t suspect foul play in the death.
Information from: The Joplin (Mo.) Globe, https://www.joplinglobe.com
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