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Body of missing Bowie Co. man found

Joseph Edward Gaspard (Source: Bowie Co. SO) Joseph Edward Gaspard (Source: Bowie Co. SO)
BOWIE CO., TX (KSLA) -

The body of a Bowie County man missing for more than a week has been found.

Bowie County Chief Deputy Jeffrey Neal says Joseph Gaspard, 48, was found dead Wednesday morning in a wooded area between County Road 4313 and Highway 259.

He had been missing since June 4.

Teams have spent the past several days searching the area. His vehicle was found Friday in the same area, and his pants, boots, cell phone and wallet were found on Saturday.

Chief Deputy Neal says foul play is not suspected at this time.

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