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Authorities investigate after body spotted floating in the Meramec River


FENTON, Missouri — Authorities are investigating after a body was spotted floating in the Meramec River in the St. Louis area.

St. Louis County police spokesman Shawn McGuire says in a news release that authorities were called Sunday afternoon. The release says the body appears to be that of an adult male.

McGuire says the person's name won't be released until an autopsy is conducted and relatives are contacted.

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