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UPDATE: USU student found dead

UPDATE 10/24/19: Utah State University officials say hunters found missing student Baxter Franklin King deceased Wednesday night in Logan Canyon.

The hunters found both his body and his car.

No foul play is suspected.

“Our thoughts are with his family, and we ask that their privacy be respected during this difficult time. We are heartbroken to lose a member of our Aggie family,” the university wrote in a Facebook post.



The Utah State University Police Department is seeking information about a missing USU student.

Baxter Franklin King was last seen Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, and last texted with another individual Oct. 17, 2019. Those close to King believe it is unusual for him to be out of contact for so long. King has also missed work. He is described as a reliable worker who is always on time.

King is 5 feet 10 inches tall, weighs 200 pounds, and has brown eyes and brown hair. He is 19 years old and wears glasses.

King drives a blue 2005 Chevrolet Aveo with Utah license plate number 545NYM.

Call 435-797-1939 if you have any information.

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