COLUMBIA — Columbia police confirmed Wednesday afternoon that an MU research fellow who had been reported missing has been found dead.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol found the body of Norman "Paul" Nolen, 27, inside his car on the Interstate 70 exit ramp at Midway.
Nolen, of Memphis, Tenn., was a research fellow in the MU College of Veterinary Medicine. He was last seen Saturday and had not reported to work since that time. His family reported him missing to Columbia police on Monday.
His family was in Columbia searching for him, Marcus Jones, his cousin, said.