Body pulled from Missouri River near Kansas City
SUGAR CREEK (AP) - Crews from the Missouri State Highway Patrol have pulled a body from the Missouri River near Sugar Creek.
The Kansas City Star reports a person noticed what appeared to be a body and reported it to authorities early Tuesday.
Patrol spokesman Sgt. Bill Lowe says water patrol officers found the body and pulled it from the water. He says the body is being sent to the Jackson County medical examiner's office to determine the person's identity and cause of death.
Sugar Creek has about 3,300 residents and is located about 8 miles east of Kansas City.