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Body of missing Appleton man found, sheriff's office says

The body of a missing 31-year-old Appleton man was found at about 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 7, the Stevens County Sheriff's Office said in a news release.

Eric Scott, who was reported missing on Sunday, April 1, was found in a grassy area near the intersection of 330th Street and 500th Avenue, the news release said.

Scott's vehicle was found on 490th Avenue, south of 330th Street, the release said.

Extensive ground and air searches were conducted on April 5, 6 and 7, the release said. Agencies involved in the search were: Swift County Sheriff's Office, Appleton Police Department, Minnesota State Patrol, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, LifeLink III, Stevens County Sheriff's Posse and the Minnesota Search and Rescue Dog Association.