Body of missing man found in Butler County - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Body of missing man found in Butler County

Jamie Ferrill Jamie Ferrill
(Source: Mike Mohundro, KFVS) (Source: Mike Mohundro, KFVS)
(Source: Mike Mohundro, KFVS) (Source: Mike Mohundro, KFVS)
(Source: Mike Mohundro, KFVS) (Source: Mike Mohundro, KFVS)
QULIN, MO (KFVS) -

The Butler County sheriff confirms a Doniphan man's body has been recovered after a search that began this past weekend. 

The body of Jamie Ferrill, 40, was found 400 yards south of his pickup, according to Sheriff Mark Dobbs.

His body was found by Chief Deputy Brian Evans at 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday, April 8 approximately six feet from the bank .

An autopsy on Ferrill is scheduled for Thursday morning.

Ferrill's family remembers him as a great man.

“He had a heart of gold and he loved everybody and you knew it. He showed it to you," Brenda Ferrill Basnett said.

The sheriff says the investigation continues, and nothing is being ruled out. 

At this time foul play is not suspected .

A gray truck was found by the waterway near Qulin connected to the missing man.

Sheriff's deputies were on the scene Saturday near Highway 53 north of Qulin, Missouri. 

Dobbs says they called off the search on Saturday night. They let the water recede Sunday and were back out on Monday to resume searching.

Butler County Sheriff Mark Dobbs says the man's gray truck got in got stuck in the mud Thursday night.

The waterway is drainage ditch Number 1 for the Black River.

Crews searched by boat, land and air for the man.

Two boats were on the water dragging the waterway with equipment. 

One helicopter searched overhead.

The sheriff's office, Qulin Fire Department and the Missouri Highway Patrol were on scene. 

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