UPDATE: Pfeifer found along Bois de Sioux River

The Wahpeton Police Department is reporting that the body of a deceased man was found in a heavily wooded area adjacent to the Bois de Sioux River in south Wahpeton.

The body has been identified as Keith Pfeifer, age 49, of Wahpeton, was discovered at around 10:45 a.m. by volunteers conducting an area search for Pfeifer, who had been reported missing since Sunday.

The body was transported to the UND Forensic Pathology Practice Center to be autopsied.

The Richland County Sheriff’s Office and the Wahpeton Fire Department provided assistance during the incident.