In a written statement the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department said today that some duck hunters discovered the body of 19-year-
old Prairie du Chein man that had been missing since May. Trey Cornell had not been seen since May 24 when he disappeared from his sisters home in Prairie du Chien. His sister said she went to bed and when she woke about four hours later he was gone. Cornell reportedly left his wallet at home and did not own a cellphone.
The Crawford County Sheriff’s Department said this Saturday two individuals that were duck hunting on the Mississippi river discovered what they thought was a body on an island south of the sewer plant in Prairie du Chien. Members of the Crawford County Sheriff’s Dept. and the Prairie du Chien Police Dept. responded.
It was later determined that the body was that of Trey M. Cornell age 19 of Prairie du Chien. Cornell was reported missing May 25 2013. The investigation in May led officials to the Mississippi river and a search was conducted of the river by Wisconsin and Iowa law enforcement and DNR personnel. The Sheriff’s Department said foul play is not suspected in the investigation.
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