Skeletal remains discovered behind Dollar General, Missouri State Highway Patrol assist Cedar County Sheriff’s investigation

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EL DORADO SPRINGS, Mo. – The Missouri Highway Patrol and Cedar County Sheriff’s office are investigating a body found Wednesday, Sept. 29, behind the Dollar General store in El Dorado Springs, Missouri.

Patrol Sgt. Mike McClure said that skeletal remains were found about 4 p.m. Wednesday behind the store at 205 W US Highway 54.

The identity of the dead person is unknown and the cause of death is also unknown, McClure said.

The investigation continues with the patrol assisting the Cedar County Sheriff’s office. 

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