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Barge workers find body in Mississippi River at St. Louis

August 27, 2018

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis authorities are investigating after a body was found in the Mississippi River.

Barge workers discovered the body Monday morning near the Poplar Street Bridge. Officials are trying to determine if it is connected to a car that surveillance cameras showed driving into the river Friday morning.

Authorities have not disclosed the gender of the victim.

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