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Update: Missing man found near Wessington Springs

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KSFY received the following release from the Hand County Sheriff Wednesday night: 

LeRoy Nye has been located.  Thank You to all who have assisted in looking for him. Thanks to all the citizens that have searched for him.  Thank You to everyone who spread the information far and wide by flyer, media, and social media. 

Details will be released by mid-morning regarding the search for LeRoy Nye.


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The Hand County Sheriff tells KSFY a body has been found near the Jerauld - Hand County line. He believes it may be Leroy Nye, a man missing from St. Lawrence since Sunday.

The body was found about 500 feet from a car near the intersection of 369th Avenue and 219th Street.  That's about 21 miles northwest of Wessington Springs and 35 miles south of St. Lawrence.

Law enforcement is working with the Nye family right now to determine whether the body is Leroy.

Expect an update Thursday on KSFY Morning News.

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