- Associated Press - Tuesday, December 6, 2016

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) - Police in southwestern Missouri’s Joplin say they’re investigating the death of a 57-year-old man whose body was found in a drainage canal near a high school.

The Joplin Globe (https://bit.ly/2gOEMoH ) reports that Chester Matthews’ body was found about 4:30 a.m. Tuesday.

An autopsy was planned.

No additional details were released.

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


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