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Body found in Pemiscot County

Body found in Pemiscot County
By: Christy Hendricks

PEMISCOT COUNTY, Mo. - Pemiscot County deputies found the body of a 23-year-old man Sunday night.

The Pemiscot County Rescue Squad along with members of the Steele Fire and Police Departments found Jose Guadalupe Reyes Ordonas in #6 ditch just north of Steele.

The rescue squad conducted a dragging operation using two rescue boats in an area Ordonas was thought to have been swimming in.

The death was ruled accidental.

The 23-year-old's body will by sent to Mexico.

This is the second drowning in Pemiscot County in the last month.

The Pemiscot County sheriff reminds boaters and swimmers to be extra careful and always wear a life jacket while boating or swimming.

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