An investigation is underway in Boone County after a dead body was recovered from the Missouri River. The body was spotted at 11:45 am this afternoon. Boone County deputies eventually located the body in Perche Creek, near the Missouri River. Personnel from the Boone County Fire Protection District and the Missouri State Highway Patrol assisted in the location and recovery of the body. The body has been turned over to the Boone County Medical Examiner to perform an autopsy in order to determine a cause of death. The identity of the deceased has yet to be determined, however the body is that of an adult male. Anyone with information related to the case is encouraged to contact the Boone County Sheriff’s Department at 573-875-1111.