Missing endangered man found dead outside Fallon

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FALLON, Nev. (KOLO) - UPDATE 2/2/18: The endangered man missing out of Churchill County has been found dead in the desert outside Fallon.

The Churchill County Sheriff's Office says two people found 33-year-old Joseph "Joey" Pahl's vehicle Thursday, February 1, 2018 and notified authorities.

Later in the day, Pahl's remains were located and recovered.

The Sheriff's Office says the death is not suspicious and they are not looking for anyone in connection with the death.

ORIGINAL STORY: The Churchill County Sheriff's Office is asking the public to be on the lookout for an endangered man who hasn't checked in for recent probation meetings.

33-year-old Joseph "Joey" Pahl was last reported seen in the desert outside Fallon December 10, 2017. He is white with blond hair and blue eyes and was last reported seen with a full beard. He is 5' 11" and 230-250 pounds. He was last known to be wearing a dark t-shirt and blue jeans. He was also last known to be driving a white 1998 Toyota Forerunner with Nevada plate 777FSS.

CCSO says he has medical issues that require daily medication and is considered disabled, and he is likely out of his needed medications.

Pahl is on probation with the State of Nevada and listed as an absconder only because he hasn't checked in.

If you have information that might help find Pahl or his SUV, please contact the Churchill County Sheriffs Office at 775-423-3116 or email the Investigators working this case at cthorn@so.churchill.nv.us or jrowe@so.churchill.nv.us.