Cause of death unknown for body found in Callaway County lake

3 years 5 months 1 week ago Wednesday, February 11 2015 Feb 11, 2015 Wednesday, February 11, 2015 12:29:00 PM CST February 11, 2015 in News
By: Mark Bergin, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

CALLAWAY COUNTY - The cause of death for a body found Tuesday night was ruled accidental.

A spokesperson with the Callaway County Sheriff's Office said  authorities won't know the official cause of death of 55-year-old Mark Wenkel of Holts Summit for another six to eight weeks.

Authorities were initially dispatched to Copper Road south of Holts Summit to check on a suspicious vehicle parked on private property. Shortly after a resident discovered Wenkel's body in a nearby lake.

 

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