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Body of missing Missouri man found in Hannibal

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Marion County Sheriff's deputies said the body of a missing Missouri man Saturday afternoon.

Deputies said the body of Harrison Charles Vessell was found within the Hannibal city limits around 1:19 p.m..

Deputies said the department started searching for Vessell after he was reported missing from his residence on February 17.

Deputies said they don't suspect foul play and said they want the public to understand this is an isolated incident.

Family friend and search party member Ron Denler said he wants to thank the Marion County Sheriff's Office as well as everyone who helped with the search.

Denler said they also want to thank Bobby Wilson for all his help flying drones to aid with the search as well as businesses that allowed them to put up flyers.

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Blake Sammann

Blake Sammann is a reporter and weekend anchor at WGEM News.

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