Missing vulnerable adult found dead in Beltrami County

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Published: Jun. 28, 2022 at 9:20 PM CDT
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BEMIDJI, Minn (Valley News Live) - The Bemidji Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that they found the body of a missing man, who was considered a vulnerable adult, in rural Beltrami County.

50-year-old Nathan Pochardt of Bemidji, was reported missing around 8:00pm on Monday after telling someone he wanted to harm himself. Pochardt later failed to show up to a family gathering.

Pochardt was last known to be driving a maroon or burgundy colored 2005 GMC Sierra pickup with Minnesota license plate number 387WHU.

The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office worked with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension to conduct an electronic and physical search of the area where his cellular device was last known.

An autopsy is pending with the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office.

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