Missing Northeast Kansas Man Found Dead

Published 04/09 2014 10:08PM

Updated 04/10 2014 07:11AM

(TROY, Ks.) A northeast Kansas man reported missing has been found dead, according to KNZA.

KNZA reports that sources close to the investigation say the body of 21-year-old Nicholas Ploeger was found early Wednesday evening in a pasture on 195th road near Troy.

According to KNZA, his death is being investigated as a suicide.

The Brown County Sheriff's Department issued an alert for Ploeger after he was last seen early Sunday morning.

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