Missing Mo. trooper's body found

Fred Guthrie was a combined 17-year veteran of the Missouri State Water Patrol and Missouri State Highway Patrol

Duty Death: Fred Guthrie Jr. - [Big Lake, Missouri]


By Kim Norvell
St. Joseph News-Press

BIG LAKE, Mo. — The body of a state trooper missing for more than six months was recovered Thursday.

Fred Guthrie Jr.'s body was recovered around 2 p.m. Thursday by crews working to rebuild the highway where his abandoned truck and the body of his K-9 partner, Reed, were found.

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