(STAFF REPORTS/Chewelah Independent)
Missing man’s body found in Republic area…
The Ferry County Sheriff’s Office announced that it had found the body of John Kidwell, who had been recently reported as missing in the Republic area.
Sheriff’s deputies received a report of a body found roughly 1.7 miles up Old Swan Lake Road in the Republic area on Sunday afternoon. The county’s coroner’s office and sheriff’s office are still investigating the cause of death.
“Thanks to those who assisted in looking for John, and we offer our most sincere condolences to his family during this difficult time,” the Ferry County Sheriff’s Office said.