UPDATE: Missing Man Found Dead

By: News 10
By: News 10

The Holt man who went missing earlier this week during a training exercise with his two beagles has been found dead.

The body of 62-year-old Charles Gehringer was discovered in a wooded area by search crews around 10:30am Thursday..

Police tell News 10 Gehringer had a medical condition, that likely contributed to his death. They have no reason to suspect anything suspicious or foul play at this time.

Gehringer was last seen around 5:30pm Tuesday at the Mid-Michigan Beagle Club on Onondaga Road in Jackson County's Tompkins Township. He was conducting a training exercise with his two beagles when he never returned. Both dogs were found Tuesday night. The DNR, State Police and family and friends spent all day Wednesday searching the area for Gehringer.

We have a camera on scene this afternoon and are working to learn more. We'll have the latest on News 10 at 5 and 6.


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  • by Lynn Location: Holt on Aug 16, 2012 at 02:59 PM
    I had two beagles in my backyard at dusk Tues. They were friendly nice dogs with matching leather colors on and were tracking scents. I tried to call Animal Control, but it was after hours. So Very Sad. Condolences to his family.
  • by Jennifer Location: Holt on Aug 16, 2012 at 02:58 PM
    So sorry for this loss. Always so kind at heart. Prayers to his wife and family.
  • by Courtney on Aug 16, 2012 at 11:08 AM
    So sorry for this loss.
  • by SpartyGirl Location: East Lansing on Aug 16, 2012 at 10:44 AM
    What a sad end to this story. My condolences to his family and friends.
  • by Carol Location: Kalkaska on Aug 16, 2012 at 08:48 AM
    So sorry for the family and the puppers
  • by Sarah Location: Ingham County on Aug 16, 2012 at 08:46 AM
    So Sad. He was a kind man. RIP.
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