(KMOV) – A fisherman discovered a dead body in the Meramec River on Wednesday.
According to police, the fisherman saw the body in the water, and the Valley Park Fire Department recovered the remains.
St. Louis County says they believe that the victim to be a 47-year-old white male from Jefferson County. He had been in the water for several days.
There were no obvious signs of trauma, and the medical examiner will perform an autopsy on Thursday to determine the cause of death.
At this point, the death is considered suspicious.
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