Name Released of Missing Man Found Dead Near Stewart 28 Jan 14

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.