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Grant County Sheriff's Deputies Believe They've Found Missing Connell Man's Body in Long Lake

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65-year-old Khampeng Soumphakdy 65-year-old Khampeng Soumphakdy

NEAR POTHOLES RESERVOIR, WASHINGTON- Grant County Sheriff's deputies have found the body of 65-year-old Khampheng Soumphakdy of Connell. 

Soumphakdy went missing back on November 2nd, 2015 and his small fishing boat was found floating on Long Lake two days later. 

Deputies found his body floating in Long Lake on Saturday morning. The Grant County Coroner plans to verify the identity of the remains. Right now evidence points to drowning as the cause of death, after falling out of the boat.

 "I know Mr. Soumphakdy's family has been struggling with his disappearance for over a month, and I hope and pray they find peace now that we believe his body has been found," said Grant County Sheriff Tom Jones. "I am very sorry for their loss." 

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