Sheriff: Body found in septic tank is indeed missing Canton man Raymond Staats

The Stark County Sheriff's Office tells 19 Action News that the body found last week in a Knox County septic tank behind an abandoned mobile home is missing fugitive Raymond Staats.

Staats was last seen in Canton in January of 2009.

According to the Knox County Coroner's Office, the 40-year-old died from multiple gunshot wounds to his neck and torso.

Police say a tip led them to Staats' remains.

Copyright 2011 WOIO. All rights reserved.