Body found in Missouri River near Kansas City

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Missouri River. (File photo)

PLATTE COUNTY, MO (WDAF) – A body has been found in the Missouri River in Platte County, Missouri, northwest of Kansas City.

The body cannot was found on the north side of the river in an area hard to reach by foot. Authorities cannot tell if the person was male or female.

The body was located around 10:15am Thursday.

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