Body recovered from Missouri River at St. Joseph

(KNZA)--A body was recovered from the Missouri River in St. Joseph Sunday.

According to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 38-year-old Darrell Brown, of St. Joseph, was fishing on a public boat dock near the Remington Nature Center with a relative when he fell into the river and did not resurface.

Multiple agencies responded to the scene shortly before 4:15 Sunday morning and began searching for Brown.

After a lengthy search, Brown's body was recovered just after 12 noon.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. Assisting at the scene were the Missouri Department of Conservation, St. Joseph Police Department, St. Joseph Fire Department and Buchanan County ambulance.

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