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Body of missing boy found in river in Waupaca County

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WAUPACA COUNTY — A search for a missing boy was called off in Waupaca County Sunday, Oct. 14. Sheriff’s officials said the body of 18-month-old Cylus Bierbower was found in the Little Wolf River on Sunday morning.

Officials with the Waupaca County Sheriff’s Office asked for volunteers to help look for the boy beginning at 9 a.m. Sunday. They asked that volunteers respond to the Iola Winter Sports Club on County Road MM in Iola — where they would then be bused to search locations.

Sheriff’s officials said in an update around 2:30 p.m. the body was located by volunteers around 7:45 a.m.

The boy was last seen in the family garage just before 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13 in the Town of Harrison, about 10 miles north of Iola, according to WLUK.

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