Remains of Missing Man Found, no Foul Play

Jeffrey Ried was found dead Saturday but the death was not being investigated as a murder, authorities said.

A 51-year-old Elk Grove man who went missing last week was found dead and the circumstances surrounding the death were under investigation, police said.

Jeffrey Ried, 51, went missing from his home in Elk Grove sometime between 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Thursday, according to a press release issued by EGPD Officer Christopher Trim.

Police say he left behind his wallet, personal items, and a handwritten note and video "regarding his suicidal intentions," the release stated.

He had a pistol with him, authorities said.

Foul play was not suspected, according to Trim.

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Think Free January 05, 2013 at 06:48 PM
Very sad end!
Josh A January 08, 2013 at 06:00 PM
Found out this morning.....extremely sad....my mom used to do daycare for his children now in college and I used to babysit them on the weekends. Very sad for all that were left behind. My heart goes out to the family. RIP.


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