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Missing Texas man found dead near southeast Kansas river

Cory Barnes
Cory Barnes Coffeyville Police Department

A missing Texas man was found dead near a southeast Kansas river on Tuesday, authorities said.

Cory Barnes of Texas was working in Coffeyville when he was reported missing on Saturday, the Coffeyville Police Department said in a Facebook post. He was last seen walking out of a downtown business on Friday night, the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office said in a release on Facebook.

A deputy in an airplane found Barnes' body near the U.S. 169 bridge over the Verdigris River east of Coffeyville, the Sheriff's Office said.

The cause of death is unknown pending the results of an autopsy, the sheriff's office said.

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