Body found in El Dorado Lake is missing local man

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EL DORADO, Kan. (KAKE) -

Remains found in El Dorado Lake have been identified as a man who was reported missing late last year.

The Butler County Sheriff's Department identified the man as Kevin Bidwell.    Two men fishing in El Dorado Lake discovered the body last weekend.

Bidwell, 59, had been reported missing in November, 2018.  He was believed to live near the lake.  

Authorities requested DNA from Bidwell's family members to make the identification.  

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