- Associated Press - Monday, June 15, 2015

HARTSBURG, Mo. (AP) - Firefighters have pulled a body from the Missouri River in central Missouri.

The Columbia Daily Tribune reports (https://bit.ly/1MWOXPe ) the search began early Monday when people reported seeing a body in the river.

Boone County Fire Protection District Division Chief Gale Blomenkamp says crews found the body floating in the river between Cooper’s Landing and Hartsburg north of Jefferson City. He says the body was downstream from where it had been sighted.

The medical examiner’s office will determine the cause of death. No other information has been released about the body.


Information from: Columbia Daily Tribune, https://www.columbiatribune.com

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