Body Of Missing Sun Valley Man Found
Sun Valley Police say the body of a 21-year-old man missing since last Thursday was found yesterday afternoon in a Sun Valley neighborhood. Police say a citizen volunteer found Dexter Gannon’s body around 2:45 p.m. Tuesday near Morningstar and Keystone in the Elkhorn area. The cause of death is under investigation. The body has been turned over to the Blaine County coroner.
Gannon was last seen Thursday night at a friend’s house in Sun Valley. Their plan was to go skiing the next day but Friday morning when those in the house woke up, Gannon was gone. After Gannon’s body was discovered the family released a statement saying that Gannon had been experiencing psychological and emotional problems. He left Rice University in the spring of 2010 and returned home to the Wood River Valley to receive medical treatment.
A memorial service will be held at the Presbyterian Church of the Big Wood this Saturday at 2:30 p.m.