Man who had been reported missing found dead near Republic

Man who had been reported missing found dead near Republic

On April 14 around 1:30 p.m., the Ferry County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a body found about 1.7 miles up Old Swan Lake Rd., in the Republic area.

The body was identified as John Kidwell, a recent missing person from the Republic Area.

The Coroners Office and the Sheriff’s Office are still investigating the circumstances leading to the death of Kidwell.

According to authorities, no additional information can be provided at this time.

The Ferry County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank those who assisted in the search for John, and would also like to offer their most sincere condolences to his family during this difficult time.

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