Body found in Mississippi River was 22-year-old man

1 year 5 months 2 weeks ago Thursday, August 30 2018 Aug 30, 2018 Thursday, August 30, 2018 10:55:01 AM CDT August 30, 2018 in News
By: The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities say a body found in the Mississippi River in St. Louis was that of a 22-year-old man.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the St. Louis medical examiner's office identified the man Wednesday as Shelbe Davis. The St. Louis Fire Department worked Friday with divers and a boat with sonar equipment to search the river after surveillance cameras showed a car driving into the river.

Capt. Leon Whitener says barge workers found the body floating near the barge Monday and called police.

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