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Yankton County authorities find body of man reported missing

Yankton County Sheriff's Office patrol vehicle (file)
Yankton County Sheriff's Office
Yankton County Sheriff's Office patrol vehicle (file)

The Yankton County Sheriff’s Office said they've found the body of a man who was recently reported missing.

Phillip Snoozy, 22, was last seen swimming alone in the Missouri River near Yankton and was reported missing on May 24.

On Sunday, a boater saw a body in the water and called authorities. Crews searched the area and found the body near the conjunction of the Missouri and James rivers.

Yankton County Sheriff Preston Crissey said the investigation is still ongoing.

Evan Walton is an SDPB reporter based in Sioux Falls. Evan holds a Master’s in English Literature from Southern New Hampshire University and was honorably discharged from the United States Army in 2015, where he served for five years as an infantryman.