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Police believe they've found the body of a missing Postal Service mail carrier

EVERETT, Wash. — Everett Police Department officers believe that they've found the body of a missing Postal Service mail carrier.

Henry Groeneveld disappeared before Christmas last year in Snohomish's 400 block of Union Avenue. He was wearing a red knit cap, a brown pullover and navy pants at the time. He told family members he was "going to the water." Click here to read the story of his disappearance.

His body was believed to have been discovered at Dagmar’s Landing in Everett on Tuesday.

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Groeneveld's daughter, Liz Dickson, told KIRO 7 News last year that she felt feels her father may have been involved in an accident.

"I think something really bad happened to him, he's out there and we need to find him," she said on December 16.

On Tuesday, Dickson posted on Facebook, "My Kind, Sweet Father’s body was found at Dagmar’s Landing in Everett just before 10 a.m. this morning. I wish this was not how my Dad left this world he thought was so wonderful. I wish he could have known how much we all cared about him."

According to the Snohomish County's Sheriff Office, positive identification of the body is pending from the Snohomish County medical examiner, who will also determine cause and manner of death.

Throughout Groeneveld's disappearance community members have been positing updates to a Facebook page. Click here to view the page.