The body of a male was found near Polo, on Friday,

At approximately 8:50 a.m., on April 26, the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded just south of Polo, at Hide-A-Way Lakes at the request of the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Department after a body was located in the water.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Troop H marine enforcement troopers recovered the body of a white male.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol;s Division Of Drug and Crime Control investigators are leading the investigation. An autopsy is pending and further information will be provided when it becomes available.