Farmer Found Dead In Manure Pit

DUMONT, Minn. (WCCO) — A farmer was found dead in rural western Minnesota after being reported missing late last week.

Traverse County authorities said 57-year-old Jim Schwebach was reported missing by a family member on Thursday afternoon.

The county sheriff’s office said Schewbach didn’t show up to a meeting he was supposed to attend.

He was eventually discovered dead in a manure pit on his property.

Authorities are working to determine the exact cause of death.

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