He was being held in the Boone County Jail without bond.
Police say contractors working on a nearby house found the body early Thursday. An autopsy will be performed in Columbia; the man has not yet been identified.
Data from MU show that men are more likely than women to be disciplined for breaking laws or school rules against alcohol and substance abuse. This likelihood is in line with a trend across the nation.
Police said the man was also involved in an incident of tailgating and yelling at another vehicle earlier on I-70 Drive Southwest.
The robber fled the Ramada Inn on Conley Road on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.
Three men attempted a robbery at gunpoint after meeting a woman at an apartment on Demaret Drive for a transaction.
A woman faces several charges, including assault and burglary, after a physical encounter with her estranged husband, police say.
A man from Callaway County turned himself in to the Boone County Sheriff's Department. He is suspected of committing an armed robbery.
There were 16 reported burglaries during MU's spring break between March 26 and April 4. There were fewer commercial burglaries during the week than in 2010.
The new bill would mean harsher penalties and sue those convicted for more damages.
Nicole Palmer was sentenced Monday to five years of supervised probation in connection with the 2009 murder of Nicole Crumby at the Red Roof Inn. She was charged because she provided transportation to Blake Logan, who pled guilty to shooting Crumby.
A Senate Financial Committee approved the bill that would allow the City of St. Louis to take control of its police department over from the state.
The man accused of sexually assaulting a woman in a Mexico, Mo., Walmart was arrested on similar charges in Columbia.
Tyson A. Bartlett, 25, was arrested in connection with a robbery at the FastLane 66 convenience store on Roanoke Drive.
Colin E. Greeson, 22, was arrested on suspicion of the unlawful use of a weapon and third-degree assault.
Lorne Beers, 44, was arrested on suspicion of a sexual assault. Columbia police assisted the Mexico, Mo., Public Safety Department in the arrest.
One of three men charged with vandalizing Rock Bridge High School pleaded guilty on Tuesday to second degree property damage. The men were Hickman High School students at the time of the crime.
Tony Lewis was scheduled to be in court on Monday, but the appearance was moved to April 4. He is one of eight men charged in connection with the cousin of MU football player Trey Hobson.
The photos, from a surveillance camera, show the two men who are being sought in the robbery of a FastLane 66 convenience store on Friday.
The robbers left the FastLane 66 convenience store, taking an undisclosed amount of cash.