Missing Iron County man’s body found 100 yards from home

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

IRON COUNTY, MO – The body of a missing 77-year-old Iron County man has been found. KFVS-TV reports that Cecil “Bud” Hedrick’s truck was found by a hunter on Tuesday near a hard to find power line about a mile from his home. Dogs led searchers to his body which was found about 100 yards from his house.

Hedrick was last seen on September 28th in his truck at Zephyr Station on Route “Y” in Viburnum. Hedrick has a heart condition and seizures and wasn’t on his medication. An endangered silver alert advisory was issued soon after he went missing.

Police do not believe the death is suspicious.