Dallas County Sheriff’s Office investigates body found in well

Published: May. 2, 2022 at 3:09 PM CDT
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LONG LANE, Mo. (KY3) - The Dallas County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a body found inside a water well.

Deputies responded to the home in Long Lane on Sunday evening after receiving a 911 call. Mushroom hunters found the body.

Investigators hope the autopsy gives them more insight into the body’s identity. They believe it is a man. Investigators do not know how long the body had been in the well. They do think it had been there for quite some time. Detectives searched the well for any evidence.

Investigators scheduled an autopsy on Thursday. If you have any information concerning this, call the sheriff’s office at 417-345-2441.

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