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Body found in Kansas watershed that of missing man


March 22, 2020

Police say a body found in an Atchison watershed dam in northeastern Kansas is that of a missing Atchison man.

Atchison Police Chief Mike Wilson said the body, found Friday afternoon, has been identified as that of 47-year-old Joseph Leger Jr., MSC Radio News reported.

Officers were called to the dam just after 2 p.m. Friday after someone spotted the body in the water.

"We do know now that it's a missing person that we've been looking for over recent weeks," Wilson said. "We've had an ongoing investigation focused on trying to locate him."

Leger was last seen on Feb. 5 and reported mis...

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