Body Found Near Kansas River Identified

WAMEGO – The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with the Kansas Bureau of Investigation has identified the man found dead along the Kansas River near Wamego on Christmas Eve.

The body of Jacob D. Bouck, age 19, of Wamego was recovered Monday. Officials believe foul play may be involved with Bouck’s death. Reports indicate that he was last seen near the area his body was discovered early on Friday, December 21st.

Anybody with information is asked to contact the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office at (785) 457-3353. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is assisting the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office with this investigation.