Authorities ID Body Found in Mo. River as Kan. Man

Posted: Nov 7, 2013 4:43 PM by The Associated Press

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PLATTE CITY - A body recovered from the Missouri River near the tiny town of Waldron northwest of Kansas City has been identified as 35-year-old Christopher Rielly, who had not been reported missing.

The Platte County Sheriff's Office says Rielly was most recently from the Leavenworth, Kan., area. No cause of death has been determined.

Rielly's body was pulled from the river Sept. 12. The Sheriff's Office says records of his fingerprints were used to confirm his identity.

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