BUTTERFIELD TOWNSHIP, MI – 70-year-old Richard Lee Wymer, who was last seen at about 10:00a.m. on Sunday February 7th, 2021 was found dead in his vehicle Wednesday afternoon.
On February 24, 2021 at 5:17 p.m., troopers from the Houghton Lake Post were sent to South Jeffs Road near Cadillac Road in Butterfield Township, Missaukee County for the report of a deceased male in a gray suburban. Mount Pleasant troopers responded to the scene as well after it was determined that the vehicle belonged to endangered missing person Richard Wymer.
Further investigation led to identifying Richard Wymer as the deceased male in the driver seat of the vehicle. The cause and manner of death are not being released at this time as this case is still under investigation. Wymer has been missing since February 7, 2021.