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Man's Body Found In Rural Jay County

Last updated on Tuesday, December 18, 2007

(PITTSBORO) - The body of a missing Pittsboro man has been found in rural Jay County.

Authorities were contacted by a concerned hunter Monday after he spotted an ice and snow covered SUV northeast of Muncie. Jay County sheriff's deputies searched the vehicle and later found 91-year-old Clifford "Jack" Obenchain in a nearby creekbed.

Pittsboro Police Chief Christi Patterson says Obenchain disappeared December 3rd while making deliveries for Mears Machine in Avon. Patterson says foul play is not suspected.

An autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of death.

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