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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- A missing St. Louis man has been found dead. Police responded to a call for a person lying in the dry channel near River Des Peres around 4p.m. Wednesday afternoon. Upon arrival, police say the victim was unconscious and pronounced dead on the scene. That man has been identified as 23-year-old Shawn Gray.

Gray was last seen leaving a restaurant on Thanksgiving Day.

The manner and cause of his death are pending autopsy results.

This investigation is ongoing.

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