Body of missing Bonner Springs man found in Leavenworth County

Michael Amayo of Bonner Springs (right) has been missing since Saturday. Enlarge photo

June 5, 2015

The Leavenworth County Sheriff's reports it located the body of a man reported missing from Bonner Springs yesterday.

Under Sheriff Major James Sherley confirmed that the body of Michael Amayo, 45, was discovered in southern Leavenworth County about 3:15 p.m. Thursday; the exact location is not being released. The sheriff's office has classified the case as death by nonsuspicious means, Sherley said.

Amayo was last heard from about 2:30 p.m. Saturday, but did not follow through with plans to meet with friends that evening. He was officially reported missing on Tuesday evening.

A Go Fund Me account set up to support Amayo’s wife and three sons had raised $10,455 as of Tuesday, June 9, above its $10,000 goal, but is still accepting donations at

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