Body found in Mississippi River near Portageville

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PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. (KBSI) – A body has been recovered from the Mississippi River near Portageville.

It was found next to a barge around 12:30 p.m. on June 2, according to the New Madrid County Sheriff’s Department.

New Madrid County Sheriff’s deputies and the coroner responded to the scene where the unidentified body was recovered.

An autopsy is pending.

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