COLUMBIA — MU police contacted Columbia police at about 7 p.m. Friday to help recover the remains of a body found in a wooded area behind 1411 Rock Quarry Road.
Officers searching the area found a hat, cell phone and a bag with paperwork belonging to Edward Acosta, according a news release from the Columbia Police Department. Acosta was reported missing on May 30.
The Columbia police and the MU police found the remains in a creek bed at the base of several large bluffs.
An autopsy is scheduled for Monday. A positive identification might be made pending the results of the autopsy.
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