Media Relaese 1-2015 | University of Missouri Police Department

MEDIA RELEASE -- March 10, 2015

Contact: Captain B. Weimer
Office (573) 882-5923
Cellular (573) 999-1979

Update on Death Investigation:

CORRECTION: The original release stated that a report of a body in the Hinkson Creek had been filed Monday, March 10, 2015. The report was filed on Tuesday, March 10, 2015.

Following distribution of the below release, MUPD investigators have identified the deceased individual. The name of the deceased is not being released at this time pending notifications by the family. The deceased was not a University of Missouri student.

At this time, there is no indication of foul play. No further information is available.

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Original Statement on Death Investigation:

At 9:53 a.m., Tuesday, March 10, 2015, the University Police Department responded to the Hinkson Creek bottoms, east of Providence Road, to investigate a report of a body in the creek. Fire and Medical personnel arrived to assist and determined the individual was deceased.

Officers from MUPD have initiated a death investigation. At this time, the individual is unidentified and is described as a white male, late teens to early twenties, slender build, approximately six foot tall with a large birthmark on his left calf. Anyone with information is asked to call Sergeant Shawn Spalding at 573-882-5928 or 573-864-8571.

At this time there is no indication of foul play.

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