Man reported missing found dead in Lake Co.

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A man reported missing in the Pistol Creek area of Lake County has been found dead, Lake County Sheriff Don Bell said Wednesday morning.

Michael Wheeler, 52, was found late Tuesday morning by search and rescue crews.

The sheriff said he got separated from a family member when a strong storm moved through on Monday. He was reported missing that evening.

"The Lake County Sheriff Office would like to thank the searchers that assisted," said Bell.

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