MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Officials in western Wisconsin say the body of a missing man was found Wednesday, adding that he likely died of hypothermia.

(credit: Barron County)

The Barron County Sheriff’s Office says investigators found the body of 49-year-old Joseph Moen in the woods outside of Chetek.

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Moen, of Chetek, went missing on Dec. 27.

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The sheriff’s office says his cause of death appears to be hypothermia. No foul play is suspected.

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Meanwhile, an official cause of death will come from the Barron County Medical Examiner’s Office following an autopsy.