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Body found after grain bin search

Man went missing at Fremont facility
Posted at 8:02 PM, Sep 22, 2019

UPDATE 10:46 A.M. MONDAY: The Dodge County Sheriff's Office has identified the victim of the incident as 32-year-old Zane Fecht of Bellevue. His body was found at approximately 9:10 p.m. on Sunday.


The Dodge County Sheriff's Office and the Fremont Fire Department tell 3 News Now that a recovery effort is underway for a man who went missing while working in a grain bin in Fremont Sunday afternoon.

According to a spokesperson for the sheriff's office, a call came in around 2:30 pm from Interstate Commodities in Fremont. Employees reported the man, who has not yet been identified, was missing inside the bin, which is filled with 10,000 bushels of grain.

Several agencies responded to the call, and rescue workers started sifting through the bin, while others started the long process of emptying the grain from the bin.

Around 7:45 pm, a spokesperson for the Fremont Fire Department told 3 News Now the operation had turned from a rescue to a recovery operation.

Stay with 3 News Now for updates.