Man's body discovered in Thompson River just west of Chillicothe - KCTV5 News

Man's body discovered in Thompson River just west of Chillicothe

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Michael Cappell, 18. (Submitted photo) Michael Cappell, 18. (Submitted photo)
CHILLICOTHE, MO (KCTV) -

A body of an 18-year-old was recovered Sunday from the Thompson River just west of Chillicothe, MO. 

Authorities confirmed that Michael Cappell, 18, died in the drowning. 

The Livingston County Sheriff's Office said the recovery was made Sunday evening after crews had been searching the river for two days. 

The sheriff's office said the area of where he disappeared is "a dangerous and very deep" part of the river. 

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