Body Found in Vernon County

On 3-16-2022, the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a body being located in a field southeast of Nevada, MO. Vernon County Sheriff’s Office responded and Sheriff Mosher requested the Missouri State Highway Patrol DDCC to conduct the death investigation.

Further information will be released as the investigation unfolds.

Update: The identity of the person found cannot be identified pending notifications and the conclusion of the investigation but we do not believe the person was from the Vernon County area.