UPDATE: 18-year-old reported missing in Williams County found deceased

WILLIMS COUNTY, ND - UPDATE: The Williams County Sheriff's Office says 18-year-old Saul Haataja was found deceased Tuesday in a wooded area on the southwest side of Lake Sakakawea.

A cause of death was not released and his body is being sent to Bismarck for an autopsy.

The sheriff's office says there is no danger to the public.


ORIGINAL STORY: The Williams County Sheriff's Office is asking the public for help in locating an 18-year-old boy.

Saul Haataja has not been seen since 5 p.m. on Sunday south of Lewis and Clark State Park.

He was wearing blue and green swim shorts, grey “Keen” sandals, and no shirt. He is 5’9”, 125 pounds, and has blue eyes.

If you have any information on his location, contact the Williams County Sheriff’s Office at (701)577-7700.