Teen Found Dead at Pillen Family Farm Operation

Nebraska State News

A 17-year-old was found dead at a farm operation near St. Edward in Boone County. The Boone County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday that deputies were called to the Beaver Valley Pork Company, where they located a teenage boy who was unresponsive. The operation is a part of Pillen Family Farms owned in part by Gov. Jim Pillen.  Sarah Pillen, the co-chief executive of Pillen Family Farms, identified the deceased as Zach Panther. The Boone County Attorney has requested an autopsy, but the Sheriff's Office said there are no early indications of foul play.