UPDATE: deceased identified as Alan D Jaques, 56, of Joplin.
On October 30, 10:29 AM, the Joplin Police Department responded to a report of a deceased, clothed, male underneath the Main Street bridge, south of Murphy Boulevard and adjacent to the railroad tracks. A pedestrian-passerby observed the body and reported it.
There are no indications consistent with a train-pedestrian accident.
Details will be forthcoming as they are available.