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The third day of searching for a missing Fort Leonard Wood soldier wound up Wednesday with no results

The third day of searching for a missing Fort Leonard Wood soldier wound up Wednesday leaving searchers and rescuers without finding his whereabouts. Specialist Joshua Morrison was last seen Sunday, August 15th, in the vicinity of Ruby’s Landing after kayaking on the Gasconade River near Waynesville. Fort Wood first responders along with Special Agents from the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command and Soldiers from the 5th Engineer Battalion continue to work closely with the Waynesville Rural Fire Department, Missouri State Highway Patrol and the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department with search and rescue operations along the river. Unified command spokesperson Ed Fowler said, “We are working with multiple agencies and leveraging every asset we can to assist in the search for Specialist Morrison.” Anyone with information is asked to contact the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department at 573.774.6196 or Fort Leonard Wood law enforcement officials at 573.596.6141. The search and rescue operation is continuing today.


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