- Associated Press - Friday, October 30, 2015

PINEVILLE, Mo. (AP) - Authorities are investigating after a body was discovered in rural McDonald County.

The Joplin Globe (https://bit.ly/1MYw5h5 ) reports the body was found Wednesday afternoon. The Neosho Police Department said in a statement that they were provided information and shown the location of a body about 15 feet away from a road.

Authorities say the remains were found wrapped in what appeared to be a camping tent, and were turned over to the McDonald County coroner’s office to be sent for an autopsy in Springfield.

Police say they do not know the identity or gender of the victim.

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Information from: The Joplin (Mo.) Globe, https://www.joplinglobe.com

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