Missing volunteer firefighter’s body recovered on Loup River

Authorities said the body of a missing Genoa volunteer firefighter was found on the Loup River. 

The Nancy County Sheriff’s Office said the body of Brett Swanktek was recovered on the Loup River Tuesday afternoon. 

Swantek was reportedly kayaking when he went missing. 

“We want to express our deepest thanks to the countless agencies and individuals that have assisted in this search to bring Brett home,” the Nance County Sheriff’s Office wrote in a Facebook post. “Thank you all for your time and effort.”

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