No One Wants $55,000 In Cash

     CLAYTON, Mo. (CN) – A St. Louis County jail employee found $55,000 in cash hidden in a prisoner booking area restroom. Officials say they don’t know whose money it is, why it was there or what happens next.

     Police have interviewed inmates, thinking that a suspect may have hidden it before being thoroughly searched, but nobody has admitted to knowing anything about it. Officials have deposited the money in a bank while they look for a link to a holdup or robbery. The Clayton city attorney is researching what to do with the money if it is not claimed.

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