Body Recovered from Mississippi River in St. Louis
Firefighters have recovered a badly decomposed body from the Mississippi River in St. Louis.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the body was spotted in the river around 7 p.m. Monday. St. Louis Fire Department spokesman Leon Whitener says it was recovered by 8:30 p.m.
Whitener says the body had no legs and was sent to the medical examiner’s office for identification.