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Man found dead inside Wentzville grain silo identified

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WENTZVILLE, Mo. ( - A man was found dead inside a grain silo in Wentzville Friday morning.

Wentzville silo accident up close

Police responded to 605 Mexico Road after a person called saying a tractor next to the silo was overflowing after 9 a.m. This is near Wentzville's border with Flint Hill and unincorporated St. Charles County.

The victim was found dead around 11 a.m. He was later identified as 75-year-old Paul Hepperman. He lived at the farm.

Other information was not immediately known.

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