Body Found Near Truck Stop In St. Clair County Identified

UPDATE: A man's body found Tuesday near a truck stop in St. Clair County has been identified by authorities. 

An autopsy was performed Wednesday by Southwest Forensics in Springfield, MO on the body that was recovered by St. Clair County deputies on June 12.

He has been identified as Joshua Dyar, 22, of Springfield, MO. The cause of death is undetermined pending a toxicology report.

The family of Mr. Dyar has been notified.

Previous coverage:

Investigators with the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office got a call about a body in a ditch.

Deputies say the unknown man was found in a ditch just north of the Pilot Truck Center in Collins.

The sheriff is asking if anyone has information in the case to contact the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office.

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