• Body found near Granite Falls is that of missing man

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    GRANITE FALLS, Wash. - A body recovered over the weekend near Granite Falls has been identified as a man who had been missing since Dec. 1.

     

    The body of 56-year-old Mark Acord was recovered Sunday near the Stillaguamish River.

     

    The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office said Acord’s body was found below a 200-foot cliff.

     

    Acord’s niece said her uncle had been staying at a family member’s house in Granite Falls where there are cliffs behind the home.

     

    A family member found the body on Saturday during a search.

     

    Acord is survived by his 18-year-old daughter.

     

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