Man found dead with gunshot wound to head along Meramec River

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by Elizabeth Eisele/ KMOV.com

KMOV.com

Posted on July 20, 2013 at 9:26 PM

Updated Sunday, Jul 21 at 8:58 AM

(KMOV.com) -- A man on a float trip along the Meramec River was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head, according to the Sullivan Journal.

The shooting happened Saturday afternoon South of Cuba, Mo., close to the Highway 19 Bridge.

The Crawford County Sheriff told the paper the victim was floating along the river when there was some sort of altercation occurred with the suspect.

Police gave the cause of death as a gunshot wound.

Police reported the suspect stayed at the scene and was arrested, the paper said.

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