CARROLL COUNTY, Mo. — The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a body floating in the Missouri River on Monday, July 3 at about 8:35 p.m.

According to Carroll County Sheriff William Jewell McCoy, the body was found in the river east of the 65 Highway bridge at Waverly on the Carroll County side.

Sheriff McCoy and deputies from the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area with assistance from the Missouri State Highway Patrol and with use of a Water Patrol boat were able to pull the body out of the Missouri River.

At this time, the investigation is ongoing. The individual has not yet been identified.

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