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Adult body found floating in Missouri River near Hartsburg; autopsy planned


HARTSBURG, Missouri — The Missouri State Water Patrol is investigating after a body was pulled from the Missouri River near Hartsburg.

The Columbia Tribune (http://bit.ly/1GInylf ) reports that search crews pulled the adult body from the water around 6:30 a.m. Monday, after two hours of searching. The name of the victim has not been released. An autopsy was planned to determine cause of death.

Authorities say people clearing logs away from a boat saw the body and contacted police.

Information from: Columbia Daily Tribune, http://www.columbiatribune.com

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