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Deweyville Man Drowns Checking On Neighbor

Courtesy Sheriff Billy Rowles

On Thursday, August 31, 2017, the Sheriff’s Office received a call about a possible missing man in the Deweyville area.  According to family, 68 year old, Richard Sneed left his home on a 4-wheeler to check on his neighbor.  They said he never arrived at his neighbor’s home.  On Sunday morning at around 9 a.m., his 4-wheeler was located in swift very deep water and his body was found a short distance away.  Deweyville firemen and game wardens recovered his body and Justice of the Peace Dana Ashmore held an inquest and ordered an autopsy.

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