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Cause of death still being determined for Jaques

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JOPLIN, MISSOURI -

Update 11/5: Police say injuries sustained by a man found dead under a Joplin bridge are consistent with a fall. The body of Alan Jaques, 56, was found under the Main Street Bridge on October 30th. Authorities have not yet officially determined the cause of death, but believe his injuries are not consistent w/ a train or vehicle accident.

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Update # 1
The death investigation continues. An autopsy is to be performed:the date of which is yet to be determined. The deceased has not yet been identified. More details will be released as they become available.

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NEWS RELEASE
On October 30, 10:29 AM, the Joplin Police Department responded to a report of a deceased, clothed, male underneath the Main Street Bridge, north of F Street and adjacent to the railroad tracks.    A pedestrian-passerby observed the body and reported it.
There are no indications consistent with a train-pedestrian accident.
Details will be forthcoming as they are available.

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