The Mid-Missouri Major Case Squad is investigating after the body of an unidentified male was found on the side of a gravel road in Audrain County.
Audrain County Joint Communications received a call around 2:40 Thursday afternoon.
Audrain County Sheriff Matt Oller reports foul play is suspected in the case. Investigators were on the scene on Audrain Road 997 for nearly 7 hours.
Oller says the Major Case Squad will appoint a spokesperson on Friday to provide more information.
Aimee Higgins of Missourinet affiliate KXEO wrote this story