MILLER COUNTY, Mo. — Authorities are investigating a body found in a small pond, on private property near Highway 52.
According to the Miller County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to the pond on Poplar Road when the property owner reported finding a floating body in his pond. “The exact age and identification or how long the body was in the pond, along with the cause of death is unknown at this time,” the sheriff’s office said. The body was taken to the Boone County Medical Examiner’s Office where an autopsy is expected to be conducted later this week.
The sheriff’s office is asking anyone who may have information regarding the deceased person or who may have observed suspicious activity in the Poplar Road area to contact the Miller County Sheriff’s Office at 573-369-2444