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Chad Rogers: Marathon runner missing from Liberty Found

UPDATE: The cause of death for Chad was natural causes according to the medical examiner.  Chad had a heart defect since childhood.

UPDATE 7/26/13 – Authorities believe they have found the body of missing Chad Rogers.  The body of the marathon runner has been found was found in a portable toilet near a construction site on Friday around 11 a.m. near the Flintlock Flyover overpass that is being built above I-35 in southern Liberty.  The site was two miles away from where searchers have been looking.

At this writing there has been no cause of death.   UPDATE:  7/24/13 – Search continues.   Volunteers wishing to help with the search for Chad Rogers are asked to gather at 8 a.m. Thursday at Liberty Christian Fellowship church, 1815 W. Liberty Drive

Chad Rogers, 30, from Liberty, Missouri has gone missing after he went running.  Chad is a marathoner and he went jogging on Monday night and did not return home.

The Kansas City Police are searching for him and used a helicopter with infrared to search for him on Ruth Ewing Road and Missouri 291 where he is known to run.

A tracking dog picked up Rogers’ scent but was not able to find him.

Rogers was wearing a bright orange visor with Newton Running on it and black running shorts and red running shoes.  He did not have on a shirt and was not carrying a phone.

Rogers is 5’10” tall, 175 pounds with tattoos on both arms and forearms, across his chest and both thighs and calf.

Police have informed the Bring Chad Rogers Home Facebook page that the K9 unit is at work and getting a direction and area to search with our volunteers.  “If interested in helping this morning/afternoon, you can head to LCF (Liberty Christian Fellowship in Liberty, MO) – directions to the church found here –”

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