(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The St. Joseph Police Department has launched a suspicious death investigation after a body was discovered underneath a tarp in north St. Joseph.
Captain Jeff Wilson with the St. Joseph Police Department says that at around 7:45 a.m. Wednesday, police received a call about an object being discovered off the side of Chellew Road in St. Joseph. Once police arrived, a body was discovered underneath a tarp.
Police are identifying the victim as a 39-year-old white male.
The City of St. Joseph has closed Chellew Road as police continue to investigate the scene.
No other information has been released at this time.
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