Railroad Crews Find Body in Holt County

Published 07/30 2014 08:42PM

Updated 07/30 2014 08:48PM

(HOLT COUNTY, Mo.) An investigation is underway in Holt County after a body was found along railroad tracks Wednesday afternoon.

Sheriff Scott Wedlock says the body was found by Burlington Northern Santa Fe workers around 1:30 p.m. The body was found near Traders Road on T Highway.

Wedlock says the department has not been able to identify the body. The Sheriff believed the person may have fallen off the train.

An autopsy is scheduled.

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