Gasconade County Sheriff Releases New Information Into Death Of Kenneth Oberg

STONY HILL, Mo. - In at statement from Gasconade County Sheriff Randy Esphorst further details were released following Monday’s autopsy of Kenneth Oberg who was found deceased in a wooded area near the Stony Hill Gun Club last Thursday.

Sheriff Esphorst said in the statement that the cause of death was not immediately determined and an autopsy was performed on the deceased on Monday morning, August 25 at the University Hospital in Columbia.

Preliminary results of the autopsy indicated that there were no signs of foul play.  Toxicology results were not immediately available.

Sheriff Esphorst also included additional details about the incident.

On Thursday, August 21 at approximately 6:35P.M. Deputies from the Gasconade County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of a dead body located in a wooded area near the Stony Hill Gun Club.

Upon arrival Deputies made contact with a number of individuals who were at the gun club for an outdoor archery event.

Gasconade County Sheriff’s Deputy Andrew Delleart was told by several of the individuals at the archery shooters had located what they believed to be a dead body in a wooded area.

Deputy Delleart went to that site and discovered a deceased white male laying face down in the woods.  Due to the decomposition of the remains Deputy Delleart was able to identify the subject by a drivers license as Kenneth A. (Arch) Oberg, age 58, of Stony Hill.