UPDATED: Portage County man found dead

Gary Mayek
Gary Mayek

STEVENS POINT, WI (WSAU) -- Authorities in Portage County say a missing 39-year-old man was found dead Wednesday afternoon.

Gary Mayek was last seen in the Village of Plover on the evening of January 5th, and according to Sheriff's officials was found deceased in a rural part of the county.

An autopsy is underway and more information on his death is expected to be released next week.