Missing Kennett man’s body found

Missing Kennett man’s body found
Kennett police have issued an endangered silver advisory for a missing man, William Swinton. (Source: Missouri State Highway Patrol)

KENNETT, MO (KAIT) - The body of a Kennett man reported missing last month has been found.

A farmer located 64-year-old William Swinton’s body in a field about two miles north of Hayti along Route J, according to Pemiscot County Sheriff Tommy Greenwell.

Kennett police had reported Swinton missing on March 12. He had last been seen two days earlier leaving the Urgent Care in Hayti.

Officers and volunteers searched the area where he was last seen, but could not find him.

An autopsy has been scheduled to determine the cause of death.

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