Body Found Near Nixa Identified

Christian County Sheriff Brad Cole says the body found in a field south of Nixa High School Thursday is a man who’s been missing since May.

Tommy Budd, 48, was from Nixa.

Family members reported him missing and asked authorities to check several places he frequented, including where he was found.

Budd had health problems.

Foul play is not suspected.

Original Story:

There's no official identification of a body found in a field near Nixa on Thursday, but the Christian County sheriff believes it's a man who's been missing since May. 

Family members had suggested deputies check the area about a half mile south of Nixa High School off Nicholas Road. 

The sheriff stresses foul play is not suspected. 

A name has not been released pending a formal i-d and notification of family. 


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