Autopsy reveals homicide after man’s body found in Ste. Genevieve County ditch


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STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. (AP) — Officials in southeastern Missouri are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a Ste. Genevieve County ditch.

Station KFVS reports that the Ste. Genevieve County Sheriff’s Office was called Saturday afternoon to the north end of the county for reports of a body lying in a ditch.

Deputies and first responders found the body of a man, but have been unable to identify him.

Investigators say an autopsy showed his death was a homicide, but police have not said how he was killed. Police are asking the public’s help to try to identify the man.

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