5/22/2013 12:23:00 PM Man found dead in Camp Verde culvert
According to the Camp Verde Marshal's Office, Daniel Maxson, 55, has been found dead.
Maxson was report missing by his family on May 16. They reported they had not heard from him since the previous Sunday, May 12.
Maxson was entered in to the national data base as a missing person. Shortly after 5 p.m. on Monday, May 20, CVMO received a phone call from an employee of the Verde Ditch Company, stating they had discovered a body in an irrigation culvert off Vail Lane in Camp Verde and it was believed to be the body of Mr. Maxson.
The body was recovered at approximately 5:30 Monday afternoon and his identity was confirmed. The cause of death will be determined by the Yavapai County Medical Examiner's Office. His death is of a non-suspicious nature, according to CVMO.