Dec 04, 2019 5:46 PM

Missing Chadron resident found dead in an alley

Posted Dec 04, 2019 5:46 PM

By KALIN KROHE

Panhandle Post


A missing person in Chadron has been found dead in an alley.


On Dec. 3 at approximately 3:30 p.m. the Chadron Police Department was notified of a missing person. 


"Officers began investigating the report and subsequently found 65 year-old Chari G. Bell of Chadron deceased in the alley behind the 300 block of Chadron Avenue at approximately 6:30 p.m," said Vance Haug, Dawes County Attorney/Coroner.


The area was secured and an investigation into the cause of death is ongoing at this time.


Haug said an autopsy has been ordered at Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff.


"More information will be released at a later date when available and appropriate," Haug added.