Body of missing Hugo, Minn. man found near his home - KMSP-TV

Body of missing Hugo, Minn. man found near his home

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HUGO, Minn. (KMSP) -

The wife of missing Hugo, Minn. man Ray Novakovic has confirmed to FOX 9 News that her husband's body was found near the couple's home on Sunday.

Novakovic, 76, went missing last Sunday around 7 p.m. near his home by the 13000 block of Europa Trail. He often took walks to maintain his fitness, was known to get disoriented and was mildly bipolar.

Washington County Sheriff Bill Hutton confirmed that volunteer searchers on Sunday found a body around 3:22 p.m. in the Fable Hills neighborhood in Hugo and a medical examiner will need to officially identify the body.

Novakovic and his wife Olga have been married for 50 years.

Novakovic's daughters and other family members flew to Minnesota from across the globe hoping for signs of their missing father and loved one.

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