A body was found in East Otto overnight according to Niagara County Sheriff Jim Voutour, 7 Eyewitness News' Hannah Buehler has since confirmed with the family the body found was that of Rudy Ray Rockett Sr.
Rockett Sr. was last seen in the Ransomville area of Niagara County on April 29th.
A body was discovered in E Otto, Catt Co overnight by Catt Co and Erie Co sheriffs K9’s. @NiagaraSheriff responded to process crime scene. Body to ECMC for autopsy and ID. No further comment until positive ID is made.
— Jim Voutour (@SheriffVoutour) May 20, 2018
The body was found by Cattaraugus and Erie County Sheriffs K9's.
The Niagara County Sheriffs responded to process the crime scene.
No further information is available at this time.
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