By WCCO-TV Staff

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Authorities in southwestern Minnesota say 21-year-old Quincy Domingo Schaffer, who went missing in Redwood County last week, has been found dead.

(credit: Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension)

The Lower Sioux Tribal Council said in a statement that the circumstances of Schaffer’s death are under investigation by the community police department. Schaffer had been missing since Tuesday.

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“This certainly is not the outcome we all hoped for, but at the very least he has been found,” the council’s statement said. “Thanks again to all that helped.”

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According to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, Schaffer’s body was found Sunday. According to news reports, a search party found Schaffer’s body in a lightly-wooded area within the Lower Sioux Indian Reservation.

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A GoFundMe page has been set up to help Schaffer’s family cover funeral expenses.