Missing Cannon Falls man found dead in Rice County

More than two months after his disappearance, a Cannon Falls man was found dead in Rice County.

Richard Sanders
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The Cannon Falls man who was last seen walking away from his residence in February was found dead in rural Rice County on Friday, according to the Goodhue County Sheriff's Office.

Richard Glen Sanders, 37, of rural Cannon Falls, was reported missing on Feb. 3 after he walked away from his residence the day before, according to the Sheriff's Office. A Twitter post from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension on Feb. 18 noted that Sanders left the Oak Lane Mobile Home Park on foot with no money or phone on the morning of Feb. 2.

Sander's body was found in rural Rice County on Friday, April 24. Rice County is conducting the death investigation, although law enforcement said there did not appear to be any signs of foul play at the scene.

Emily Cutts is the Post Bulletin's public safety reporter. She joined the Post Bulletin in July 2018 after stints in Vermont and Western Massachusetts.
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