(UPDATE) The Missouri State Highway Patrol has identified the body recovered Sunday evening from the Thompson River as a Chillicothe teenager.
According to the MSHP, 18-year-old Michael D. Cappell was in the Thompson River in Livingston County around 5:30 p.m. Saturday and entered an area of deep water. Cappell was unable to swim and drowned.
His body was recovered by MSHP Marine Operations troopers at 5:15 p.m. on Sunday.
(Monday 8 a.m.) – Livingston County authorities say the body of a missing person was recovered Sunday evening from the Thompson River.
According to the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office, multiple agencies and teams including the Missouri State Highway Patrol Dive Team helped over the weekend with the search in the Thompson River west of Chillicothe, commonly known at the 3rd street bottoms.
The Sheriff’s office said more details will be released at a later time.