Callaway Authorities Ask For Help Identifying Body

The Callaway County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who was found dead in the Missouri River near Tebbetts on May 28.

As of today, [Monday] various forensic measures to identify the body have been unsuccessful.


Sheriff Clay Chism says at the time of the recovery, the body was in a state of rapid decomposition.

An autopsy determined the body to be that of of a white male or light-complexion black man between the ages of 20 and 40. He is approximately 5 feet 9 inches tall and 195 pounds.

The body has a distinguishable tattoo on the right chest with the terms “J Diddy” and “J Dawg”.

Any information may be provided to the Callaway County Sheriff’s Office or CrimeStoppers.

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