Man found dead outside of Lebanon

LEBANON – Karl Harmon, 22, of Emmett, Kan. was reported missing on March 5 and located on March 7 around noon, approximately one quarter mile southwest of 220 Rd. and AA Rd. southwest of Lebanon, Kan.

Harmon was found by the Smith County Sheriff's Office and area volunteer firefighters who were searching for him on foot, after he was reported earlier as missing to the Pottawatomie County Sheriff's office.

According to Kansas Bureau of Investigation Communication Director, Melissa Underwood, the preliminary autopsy results revealed no indication of internal or external physical trauma, however the full autopsy report including toxicology laboratory reports are still pending.

The investigation is ongoing.

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