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(Neb)-Body Of Man Missing Since Jan Found Near Deadwood

By: John Axtell Posted at: 04/12/2018 11:36 AM
DEADWOOD, S.D -  Deadwood police say the remains of a man who went missing there earlier this year was found Wednesday night in remote area near the city.

      The body of 28-year-old Christopher Oien of Spearfish was found by an antler hunter in a remote area with steep, rugged terrain southwest of the Lodge at Deadwood.

     The Lawrence County Search and Rescue; and city volunteer firefighters were called in to help recover the body. An autopsy to determine the cause of death is pending.

     Police say Oien was last seen in early the morning hours of January 14th near the Deadwood visitors center and reported missing two days later. An intensive search followed, but no trace of him was found.


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