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The Hand County Sheriff's Office says that LeRoy Nye was found deceased near a pond west of Cottonwood Lake in Northwestern Jerald County.

Unknown to family, Nye left his son's home in St. Lawrence on Sunday morning with a vehicle belonging to his son.

The vehicle Nye was driving got stuck in the mud and Nye attempted to free the vehicle but could not.

Searchers with Civil Air Patrol found Nye around 8pm on Wednesday.  Emergency personnel responded to the scene however Nye had already passed away.

The Hand County Sheriff says that Nye's family is "grateful beyond expression for the care and concerns shown by so many people whom they did not know."

The Hand County Sheriff says they do not expect to release any more information about this incident.

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