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Police investigating body found in backyard of home

Officers on scene said the death is suspicious and have not ruled out foul play.

Posted: Oct 10, 2018 1:49 PM
Updated: Oct 10, 2018 4:24 PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) St. Joseph police are investigating a body found in the backyard of a home.

The body was discovered by an area resident at 921 N. 13th Street around 12:40 p.m. Wednesday.

Officers on scene said the death is suspicious and have not ruled out foul play.

No other information has been released including the name of the victim.

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Temperatures today were slightly above average with highs in the upper 80s. Similar conditions are in store for the first half of the day on Monday as well. A cold front will move through the area in the afternoon on Monday bringing chances for thunderstorms. Tonight, however, will be dry with lows in the upper 60s. After a cold front moves through the area Monday afternoon, temperatures will be more comfortable and fall like through the rest of the week.
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