The body of a man reported missing since late January was found today near rural Wyandotte.
Ottawa County Sheriff Terry Durborow said at about 4 p.m. a rancher noticed a boy lying in a fence line on the edge of a pasture. The rancher called police and Ottawa County Deputies, Ottawa County Sheriff arrived on the scene and determined that to be the body of 31-year-old Beau Pierce, Bentonville, Ark., who was last seen exiting the Bordertown Casino near Seneca,Mo.
The body was located in a pasture approximately 5 miles from the casino, very near a county road.
Durborow requested the assistance of the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation and the Oklahoma Medical Examiner's office. No foul play is suspected at this time, but Sheriff Durborow has requested a thorough investigation.