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Missing Belgrade man found dead

By Alissa Irei, KTVM Anchor, airei@ktvm.com
Published On: Mar 04 2013 03:57:08 PM MST
Missing man Wilkins
BOZEMAN, Mont. -

A Belgrade man who has been missing since early January has been found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Richard Wilkins disappeared the night of January 7. He was 47 years old.

The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office found Wilkins' body about 50 yards from his car, parked in a field near Dry Creek Road and Cox Road.

An autopsy report found Wilkins died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.