Death Investigation Underway in Butler County

A death investigation is underway in Butler County, Missouri. Officials say , a person in the county was tested for COVID-19 prior to their death and the test results are currently pending. The cause of death is still under investigation. Out of respect for the privacy of the family, details about the deceased will not be released by the coroner’s office. Officials say all state and local agencies have been notified. Any positive COVID-19 tests will be released to the state for further reporting and announcements.

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