FBI investigating body found at Stockton Lake cove

4 years 7 months 3 weeks ago Thursday, July 31 2014 Jul 31, 2014 Thursday, July 31, 2014 10:50:00 AM CDT July 31, 2014 in News
By: The Associated Press

STOCKTON (AP) - An unidentified body was found at a southwest Missouri lake. 

Since the body was found on federal land the Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating the case. 

Cedar County Chief Deputy Sheriff Jason Johnson says the body was found around 4 p.m. Sunday by two people walking at Stockton Lake's Crabtree Cove.

He says it appears the body had been there for two or three days, but the department had no missing person reports connected to the discovery.

The body is described as a white adult male, 5-feet-11 inches tall and 170 pounds with red or brown hair and a possible goatee. 

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