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Body found in truck of missing Wisconsin fire chief

53-year-old Jeff Halvorsen has been missing since Wednesday night.
53-year-old Jeff Halvorsen has been missing since Wednesday night.(WEAU)
Published: Aug. 23, 2021 at 5:20 AM CDT
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TREMPEALEAU COUNTY, Wis. (WBAY) - A body was found in a truck belonging to a missing Trempealeau County man Sunday afternoon.

The Sheriff’s Office says Jeff Halvorsen’s vehicle was found Sunday in a remote wooded area near Hayward in Sawyer County.

On Sunday, at about 2:15 p.m., Trempealeau County officials received a call from Sawyer County officials that they had found Halvorsen’s Dodge Ram truck and there was a body inside of the vehicle.

The Sheriff’s Office says investigators are working to determine the identity of the body in the vehicle. They do not suspect foul play.

Halvorsen was reported missing Friday, Aug. 19.

Halvorsen, 53, served as fire chief for Arcadia-Glencoe.

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