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UPDATE: Missing man found dead, no foul play suspected

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Samuel M. Knobloch, 26 Samuel M. Knobloch, 26
JANESVILLE (WREX) -

UPDATE: According to Janesville police, Samuel Knobloch was found dead in his car in rural Rock County Saturday night.  The Rock County Sheriff's Office investigated the death.  An autopsy was performed Sunday and no foul play is suspected. 


Janesville Police are looking for a man after they say he disappeared Friday night.

According to police, family members told officers that Samuel Knobloch, 26, was acting unusually and now his family and friends are unable to get in contact with him via calls, texts or social media.  Police learned this information after they were called for a welfare check in the 500 block of Walnut Street Friday evening.  Knobloch is believed to have driven off and is currently unaccounted for.  Police are looking for a white Dodge Caravan with an Illinois firefighter license plate 15883 FF.

Knobloch is 6'5'', 350 pounds, with red hair and blue eyes.

If you have any information, please call (608) 755-3100.

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