Missing Man’s Remains Found in Portageville


The New Madrid County Sheriff’s Department reports that remains of a man missing since November were found in a warehouse in Portageville on Sunday. The remains of Butch W. Swofford were found in an unused portion of the warehouse.

Swoffard was last seen on November 25 walking near the Portageville Fire Department on Baker Avenue. The cause of death has not been released; an autopsy is scheduled for today.