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ST. LOUIS (KSDK) – A commercial tow crew found a body in the Mississippi River near East Carondelet, Ill. late Friday morning.

The body was found among debris and barges around 11:30 a.m.

The crew of the Theresa Ann, which was operated by the Ingram Barge Company, brought the body to the Missouri side of the river to hand over to City of St. Louis EMS.

No further information was immediately available.

NewsChannel 5 will more information as it becomes available.

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