VERNON COUNTY, Mo. – The body of a missing Pleasant Hill duck hunter was recovered in Vernon County Friday morning.

Search teams recovered a body in the water at Four Rivers Conservation Area around 10:00 yesterday. The victim has been identified as Adam J. 4 Rivers search 01062016Nixson, 29, who was reported missing on Saturday, December 28, 2015.

Once recovered, the body was released to the Vernon County Coroner and transported to the Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada, Missouri.