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      Dead body thought to be that of 30-year-old man

      A body found in rural southern Moniteau County is believed to be that of a male, approximately 30 years old.

      The discovery of a dead body in southern Moniteau County Saturday has prompted an investigation by the Moniteau County Sheriff's Department and the Missouri State Highway Patrol, according to Patrol Sergeant Kevin Hunter.

      The body was found in an uspecified location by a hunter scouting for deer.

      An autopsy conducted Tuesday morning revealed that the remains were likely that of a male, approximately 30 years old.

      The cause of death is still under investigation, and no other details have been released by law enforcement.