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Authorities identify body found in Kansas River

December 28, 2018

WAMEGO, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have identified the man whose body was found Christmas Eve in the Kansas River.

The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office identified the man as 19-year-old Jacob D. Bouck of Wamego. Authorities are investigating his death as suspicious and say foul play might be involved.

Sheriff Greg Riat says Bouck was last seen in the Wamego area early Dec. 21.

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is helping the sheriff’s office with the investigation. Riat is asking anyone with information to contact the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office or the Kansas Bureau of Investigation.

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