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Body of missing man found at Wilderness Park north of Pittsburg

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Updated Monday November 26 at 2:30 p.m.:  Pittsburg Police confirm the body of Mateo Vincent Lorenzo has been found.

Police say Lorenzo had fallen into a strip pit at Wilderness Park.  Repeated searches failed to recover the body.

However, this afternoon at about 2:30 p.m. it was found, and  has been sent for an autopsy.

Updated Sunday November 25 at 8:34 PM CST:  Pittsburg Police confirm the missing man is 22 year old Mateo Vincent Lorenzo.

The search is still on going.

Police urge anyone with information to call the department.

Posted November 24, 2012 at 5:42 PM CST:  Pittsburg police search for clues of a missing man in Wilderness Park in Frontenac, Kansas.

Police officials say they are searching for an adult male who possibly fell into an old mining pit at Wilderness Park in Frontenac. The mining pit is filled with water and divers were brought in to conduct a underwater search.

Pittsburg police have closed the park until further notice.

"Anytime anybody has water or anything like, we'll have divers or boats to be able to search the area better than we can from just the banks," said Sgt Chris Moore with the Pittsburg Police Department.

The search remains ongoing.

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