Body found floating in Meramec River in St. Louis area

4 years 3 months 2 weeks ago Sunday, August 23 2015 Aug 23, 2015 Sunday, August 23, 2015 6:36:00 PM CDT August 23, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press

FENTON (AP) - Authorities are investigating after a body was spotted floating in the Meramec River in the St. Louis area.

St. Louis County police spokesman Shawn McGuire says in a news release that authorities were called Sunday afternoon. The release says the body appears to be that of an adult male.

McGuire says the person's name won't be released until an autopsy is conducted and relatives are contacted.

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