Iowa man died after apparently falling out tree stand

OLLIE — A 76-year-old man died after he apparently fell from a tree stand while hunting, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources said.

The agency said law enforcement officers found Raymond Byers’ body after he was reported missing Thursday when he didn’t return home from hunting on his property near Ollie, in southeast Iowa.

It appeared Byers fell from the tree, authorities said.

An autopsy is being performed.


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