Body found in Missouri River was that of a 24-year-old man
ST. JOSEPH (AP) — Authorities say a body found last week in the Missouri River was that of a 24-year-old St. Joseph man.
The St. Joseph News-Press reports that officials have identified the man as James Ford. St. Joseph police say he went missing early Wednesday after going swimming with a woman. His body was found Thursday morning in the river near Atchison, Kansas.
A preliminary autopsy listed the cause of death as drowning.