Missing Teen's Body Found

By: WOWT Email
By: WOWT Email

The Hitchcock County Sheriff's Office has identified a body that was found last Saturday.

Preliminary autopsy reports positively identified the body as 18-year-old Austin J. Wright. Wright was reported missing by his family on March 9th.

Wright's body was found four miles southwest of Palisade, Nebraska. Palisade is in Hitchcock County.


No further information will be released at this time, as the investigation is still ongoing.

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