Cass County IDs Body Pulled from Lake
HARRISONVILLE, Mo. - Authorities have identified a body found inside a partially submerged vehicle in a conservation in western Missouri.
The Cass County Sheriff's Department says in a release that the Jackson County Medical Examiner's Office identified the victim as 27-year-old George Wood of Belton. The vehicle and body were discovered in the Bittern Bottoms Conservation Area south of Harrisonville on Monday.
Sheriff's spokesman Cpl. Kevin Tieman says there appears to be no sign of foul play, but he says that Cass County detectives are waiting for additional test results before making a final determination on the cause of death.