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Wednesday, July 7, 2021
Authorities release identity of body found in Adair County
The Division of Criminal Investigation Crime Laboratory positively identified the body found in rural Adair County as that of 58-year old Timothy Fechter on Tuesday.
Law enforcement had been searching the south-central part of the state for Fechter since he was reported missing to the Creston Police Department on June 20. Adair County deputies found Fechter’s body just off of 320th Street, near the intersection of York Avenue on July 1.
The DCI is joined with the Creston Police Department, Union County Sheriff’s Office, and the Adair County Sheriff’s Office in continuing to investigate Fechter’s death as suspicious.
The exact cause and manner of death are pending further examination by the Office of the State Medical Examiner.
There is no known threat to the public associated with this investigation.
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