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Coroner: Man whose body was found in river was killed

January 5, 2019

WAMEGO, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a 19-year-old Wamego man whose body was found in the Kansas River as a homicide.

The body of Jacob Bouck was found in the river Dec. 24 one miles west of Wamego. He was last seen on Dec. 21.

The Topeka Capital-Journal reports the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office said Friday a forensic autopsy indicated Bouck’s death was a homicide.

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office, the Kansas Bureau of Investigations and Wamego Police Department are investigating the case.


Information from: The Topeka (Kan.) Capital-Journal, http://www.cjonline.com

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