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Missing Beltrami County man found dead

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BEMIDJI -- A suicidal man whom Beltrami County authorities had searched for this past week was found dead by family members about 11:20 a.m. Saturday.


The family of Darren Chock, 19, reported to Sheriff Phil Hodapp that they had located Chock's body not far from the main area searched earlier in the week.

Deputies conducting another search nearby immediately responded.

At this time, no further investigation is needed, according to a sheriff's office news release.

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