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Body found hanging from tree in North County, police rule it a suicide

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NORTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KMOV.com) -

Police have identified the 53-year-old man whose body was found hanging from a tree in North County New Year’s Eve.

The St. Louis County Police Department responded to a "suspicious death" call in the 2800 block of Netherton Drive Saturday morning. Upon arrival, officers discovered a body hanging from a tree. 

Police identified the man as Joseph Gordon, of the 700 block of Virginia Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri.

Gordon’s death is believed to be a suicide, but the St. Louis County Police Department’s Crimes Against Persons unit is leading the investigation.

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