Body found near river in southeast Missouri
POPLAR BLUFF (AP) - Authorities in southeast Missouri are investigating after a body was found near the Black River.
Butler County Coroner Jim Akers told KFVS-TV that the victim has been identified as 48-year-old Salvador Ruiz Ramirez. The body was found Wednesday.
An autopsy is planned. The major case squad is investigating the death as a homicide.