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Body found in car in the Mississippi River

Jan 17, 2014 -- 3:56pm


Emergency crews have found a body in a passenger car in the Mississippi River in Cape Girardeau.Cape Girardeau police say a passerby noticed a vehicle in the water, but no one in or near the vehicle, and called police at 10:11 a.m. Firefighters launched boat at the Red Star boat dock to assist in recovering the vehicle. Divers also assisted in the recovery of the car. There is no word on the identity of the body or the how the car got into the river at this time.

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