The McLeod County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the man that was found dead near Stewart Monday morning after being reported missing.
He’s identified as 55-year-old Garry Allen Kontz of rural Stewart.
At just before 8:30 Monday morning, the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a missing man who had gotten stuck in a vehicle near the intersection of McLeod County Road 7 and 70th Street, south of Stewart.
He had not been heard from since about 11pm Sunday.
Search members found Kontz deceased just before 11 Monday morning, about 2 ¼ miles away from where the vehicle was located.