BRUNING, Neb. (KCAU) — A Bruning, Nebraska, man who had been reported missing since Feb. 2 has been found dead, authorities said.
The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) said in a Thursday release that body of Jamie Balluch, 43, of Bruning, was found inside one of his grain bins on his property. Balluch had last been seen on February 2 at Bruning Grain and Feed company, his place of employment.
The Thayer County Sheriff’s Office conducted preliminary searches of the property and were unable to find Balluch, and then asked for the NSP’s assistance. The NSP then asked for the public’s assistance on Monday, saying they believed that Balluch went missing under “suspicious circumstances.”
An autopsy will be done Friday. Authorities are continuing to investigate.
PREVIOUS (Feb. 13, 1:43 p.m.) –The NSP sent out a release asking for assistance in finding Balluch on Monday, but Thayer County Sheriff put a post out asking for information on February 6.
The Nebraska State Patrol are asking for the public’s help in finding a man who disappeared earlier this month.
According to a press release Jamie Lee Balluch, 43, of Bruning was last seen on February 2 at Bruning Grain and Feed company, where he works.
NSP said that it is believed that Balluch went missing under suspicious circumstances.
The NSP sent out a release asking for assistance in finding Balluch on Monday, but Thayer County Sheriff put a post out asking for information on February 6.
Balluch is a white male, 5’6″, and weighs about 140. He has brown hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing dark brown overalls and a dark brown coat.
Anyone with information call Thayer County Sheriff’s Office 402-768-6139 to Nebraska Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-422-1494 or going to the Nebraska crime stopper’s website.