Family confirms missing Army veteran found deceased in Wyoming mountains

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(WATE) – Officials located the body of missing Army veteran, Caleb Rios, in the mountains of Wyoming on Thursday, according to his father, Eric Rios.

Eric Rios shared with WATE 6 Thursday that his son’s body had been found.

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Caleb Rios had last been seen October 1 in St. Charles County, Missouri.

Rios had shared with WATE days ago that part of the search for Caleb counted national parks, including the Great Smoky Mountains National Park; as well as the Glacier mountains and the Rocky mountains – due to Caleb’s internet search history.

“Thank you for sharing the story and helping us try and find him,” Eric Rios said Thursday night.

No further details were yet available.

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