Update: Missing Hurley Man Found in Submerged Vehicle

Updated: 07/28/2014 4:10 PM
Created: 07/27/2014 7:14 PM

Police say the body of a Hurley man missing for nearly a month has been found inside his submerged vehicle.

Duane R. Jussila, 74, was reported missing on July 5.  He had last been seen in Ironwood.

The Ironwood Public Safety Department announced on Sunday evening that Jussila's vehicle had been found submerged in ten feet of water in the caves near Alfred Wright Boulevard.  Hurley Police confirmed Monday that Jussila's body was found inside.

An autopsy is pending.

Michigan State Police and the Gogebic County Sheriff's Department assisted Ironwood police at the scene.

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