Body found in lake near Cape Girardeau

3 years 6 months 2 weeks ago Sunday, November 09 2014 Nov 9, 2014 Sunday, November 09, 2014 1:23:58 PM CST November 09, 2014 in News
By: Associated Press

CAPE GIRARDEAU (AP) - The body of a 64-year-old man has been found in a lake in southeast Missouri.

Capt. David James of the Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Department said the death of Terry Dale Dalton of Cape Girardeau was suspicious and is being investigated. The Southeast Missourian reports that his body was found Saturday morning in Elk's Lake north of Cape Girardeau.

The Cape Girardeau and Bollinger County Major Case Squad has been activated to assist in the investigation. James said the man was not declared missing, but the Major Case Squad is interested in his whereabouts from noon Friday until the discovery of his body Saturday.

Police did not give details on what led them to the body.

 

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