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April 4, 2014

Sheriff identifies man who died after falling into well in rural Cass County

The man was identified as 72-year-old Connie B. Dillon of Pleasant Hill, Mo.

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office on Friday identified the man who died after falling into a farm well as Connie B. Dillon, 72.

Dillon’s body was recovered Thursday from a well at his residence in the 22000 block of South Dillon Street, which is north of Gunn City.

It was unknown how long he may have been in the well. The well is about 30 feet deep with a waterline more than 10 feet below the opening.

The Jackson County medical examiner will determine the cause of death.

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