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Missing Sheboygan teen found dead

CREATED Jul 26, 2012 - UPDATED: Jul 27, 2012

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SHEBOYGAN - The Sheboygan County Sheriff's Department says that a teenager who was missing has been found dead.

According to a sheriff's spokesperson, Craig Hiebing, 16, was found dead in a wooded area away from his home.

Authorities say he died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

He had been reported missing at about 5:45 p.m. on Wednesday.

His mother had last seen him at about 3:00 p.m. in his home on the 8600 block of Elkhart Lake Road in the Town of Rhine.

Investigators also found that the shotgun inside his home was missing.