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Body of missing Billings man found in Clark Fork River in Mineral County

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Posted at 9:09 PM, Apr 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-10 23:42:35-04

The Mineral County Sheriff’s Office has located the body of 35-year-old Jacob Hogset of Billings, who was reported missing on March 6.

Mineral County Sheriffs Office previously marked off the area from Tarkio west and north to Superior for their initial search.

In the following few days there were several unconfirmed reports he was in the Superior area, and then was reportedly seen in Kalispell.

The Kalispell Police Department were notified but he was never found.

His car was eventually located behind a gated neighborhood by a caretaker who had been watching the property for the owner.

When the area was searched further his body was found in the Clark Fork River, which appeared he had fallen off a cliff into the river.

The body has been sent to Montana Crime lab for an autopsy. This story will be updated as more information becomes available.