Missing Gideon man found dead in Stoddard Co., Mo.

Updated: Feb. 8, 2020 at 2:14 PM CST
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STODDARD COUNTY, Mo. (KFVS) - A missing Gideon man was found dead in Stoddard County.

New Madrid County authorities report the body Gary Cagle, Jr. was found off of a dirt road just inside Stoddard County.

The Stoddard County Coroner’s Office scheduled an autopsy for Cagle, Jr. on Monday in Farmington at 10 a.m.

According to Stoddard County Coroner Kenny Pope, the autopsy results showed no foul play. He said there were no physical indicators of any harm.

Cagle, Jr.'s car was found a week before in a ditch off of Highway A in New Madrid County a couple miles east from where his body was found.

New Madrid County authorities, along with the help of area departments including, Sikeston DPS, Region-E HSRT, Morehouse Fire Department, Jackson Fire and Rescue, and more, searched the Highway A area about 4 miles east of Charter Oak.

Family, friends and volunteers also helped search.

The group searched by foot, ATVs and drones on Saturday morning.

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